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

Mineral Species
Species:Bismuthinite
Formula:Bi2S3
Description
Comments:platy masses to striated crystals typically with green and yellow secondaries, in iron-stained pegmatite due to oxidation of associated pyrite.
Habit:platy to prismatic, striated masses and subhedral crystals
Colour:gray
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
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:
Bismite2 photos of Bismuthinite associated with Bismite at this locality.
Bismutoferrite2 photos of Bismuthinite associated with Bismutoferrite at this locality.
Bismutite1 photo of Bismuthinite associated with Bismutite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bismuthinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Bismuthinite
1.9km (1.2 miles) A Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) B Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) C White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) D Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) E Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) F Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) G Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) H Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.3km (12.6 miles) I Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
52.2km (32.4 miles) J Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
53.3km (33.1 miles) K Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
61.0km (37.9 miles) L Booth's Mine (Booth's Bismuth Mine; Booth-Hurd's Bismuth Mine), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
63.3km (39.3 miles) M Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.8km (40.9 miles) N Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
67.0km (41.6 miles) O Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
100.4km (62.4 miles) P Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
100.4km (62.4 miles) Q Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
216.5km (134.5 miles) R National Refuge borehole (NR1), Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
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