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Diopside from
Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Formation:Primary
Comments:small subhedral grains
Habit:elongated grains
Colour:green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Diopside
2.1km (1.3 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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7.6km (4.7 miles) Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.7km (6.0 miles) Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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