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Siderite from
Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Siderite
Formula:FeCO3
Comments:Typically as cleavable masses, some lustrous, curved rhombohedral crystals are found in small cavities or frozen in quartz
Habit:rhombohedrons
Colour:tan to light brown
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 169.; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz11 photos of Siderite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Pyrite8 photos of Siderite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite4 photos of Siderite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Sphalerite3 photos of Siderite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Hydrozincite2 photos of Siderite associated with Hydrozincite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Siderite associated with Galena at this locality.
Limonite1 photo of Siderite associated with Limonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Siderite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (19 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Siderite
0.3km (0.2 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) Lane's Mine (Lane's Lead and Silver Mine; Elm Street), Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
29.2km (18.2 miles) Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
30.8km (19.2 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
32.1km (20.0 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
32.4km (20.2 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
36.1km (22.4 miles) State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
36.4km (22.6 miles) Gridley Mine, Amenia (Ameniaville), Salisbury Mining District, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Amenia Mine, Amenia (Ameniaville), Salisbury Mining District, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
38.4km (23.9 miles) Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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