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

Classification
Species:Goethite
Comments:From the oxidation of pyrite associated with bismuth minerals.
Habit:massive, earthy, coatings
Colour:brown
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:
Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorapatite3 photos of Goethite associated with Fluorapatite at this locality.
Bismutite3 photos of Goethite associated with Bismutite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Goethite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Goethite
3.8km (2.4 miles) A Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) B State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) C Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) D Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) E State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) F Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) G "Foothold Cleft", Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) H 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) I Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) J Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) K State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.9km (10.5 miles) L 135 Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.9km (10.5 miles) M Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.9km (10.5 miles) N The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) O Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) P Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.3 miles) Q State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford 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
41.9km (26.1 miles) T Foxon quarry, Foxon, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
43.1km (26.8 miles) U McLay Avenue, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
43.2km (26.8 miles) V Diamond Ledge (West Stafford quartz locality; Stafford Springs quartz locality), Stafford, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
43.2km (26.8 miles) W Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
45.1km (28.0 miles) X High Street and Interstate 95 interchange, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
46.7km (29.0 miles) Y Lisbon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
46.8km (29.1 miles) Z State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
51.0km (31.7 miles) 0 Interstate 84 (I-84; I-86; State Route 15; Wilbur Cross Highway), Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
53.8km (33.4 miles) 1 Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
54.4km (33.8 miles) 2 O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
56.0km (34.8 miles) 3 Quarry Road, Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
56.2km (34.9 miles) 4 Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
60.3km (37.5 miles) 5 Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
63.5km (39.5 miles) 6 Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.6km (40.8 miles) 7 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) 8 Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
66.3km (41.2 miles) 9 State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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