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Epidote from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Epidote
Comments:Found in quartz-rich, retrograde metamorphic segregations in the Glastonbury gneiss hosting the pegmatites. Crystals to 4 cm.
Habit:elongated, striated, prismatic
Colour:dark olive green
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Januzzi, Ronald E. (1976). Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State. Mineralogical Press/Taylor Associates, Danbury, Connecticut.; Dave Bodnar collection.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
0.8km (0.5 miles) A Appletree Lane, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) B Gas pipeline excavation, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) C Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) D Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.9km (9.9 miles) E Thulite locality (Walkley Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) F State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) G Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) H Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) I Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) J Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) K Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) L Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.8km (13.5 miles) M Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) N Hadlyme, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) O US Route 6 Willimantic Bypass expressway road cuts, Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
30.8km (19.1 miles) P Getty Granite Quarry, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
36.2km (22.5 miles) Q York Hill, Hamden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) R Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) S Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
41.6km (25.8 miles) T Reynolds Bridge, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
42.8km (26.6 miles) U Mill Rock, Hamden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
45.6km (28.3 miles) V New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
46.5km (28.9 miles) W Woodbridge Mall (Amity Shopping Center), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
47.2km (29.3 miles) X Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
52.0km (32.3 miles) Y Town Farm Road, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
52.1km (32.4 miles) Z O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
52.9km (32.9 miles) 0 Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
53.8km (33.4 miles) 1 Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
57.1km (35.5 miles) 2 Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
57.3km (35.6 miles) 3 Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
63.2km (39.3 miles) 4 New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.1km (40.5 miles) 5 Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.6km (40.8 miles) 6 Old Mine Park (Lane’s Mine of Trumbull; Lane's New Stratford mine; Hubbard Mine; Long Hill Mine; Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.8km (40.9 miles) 7 Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
66.3km (41.2 miles) 8 State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.6km (42.6 miles) 9 Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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