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Hematite from
Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Road
Classification
Species:Hematite
Formula:Fe2O3
Comments:Small blebs and encrustations on quartz.
Habit:blebs, flakes to rosettes
Colour:dark red
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Bill Barrett collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hematite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Hematite
2.2km (1.3 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.9km (11.7 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
23.5km (14.6 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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