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Samarskite-(Y) from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Samarskite-(Y)
Formula:(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Description
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Albini, Anthony J. (1979), Selected Pegmatite Quarries of the Central Connecticut Region. Masters thesis.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Samarskite-(Y) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Samarskite-(Y)
1.9km (1.2 miles) A Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) B Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) C Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) D Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) E Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) F Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) G White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
81.9km (50.9 miles) H Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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