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Magnetite from
East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Magnetite
Formula:Fe2+Fe23+O4
Comments:brilliant octahedrons, scattered sometimes thickly, sometimes sparsely, over the surface of the rock; it uniformly underlies the garnet where they occur together (Dana, 1877).
Habit:octahedral
Colour:black
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dana, Edward S. (1877): On the occurrence of Garnets with the Trap of New Haven, Connecticut. American Journal of Science Series 3, Volume 14, page 215.; Longwell & Dana, 1932. Walks & Rides in Central CT & MA.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Magnetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Magnetite
6.4km (4.0 miles) Silliman's Verd Antique Quarry, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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14.3km (8.9 miles) Norcross Quarry (Norcross Granite Gneiss Rock Quarries; Stony Creek Quarry; Castellucci Quarry), Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.6km (11.5 miles) Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
22.0km (13.6 miles) Rockland Preserve, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.5km (15.2 miles) Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
25.4km (15.8 miles) Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.1 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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