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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Schorl
Comments:Usually as elongated subhedral prisms, poorly terminated, to a few cms. Typically found in the fine-grained wall zones and like the beryls oriented with their long axis sub-perpendicular to the contact with the host gneiss.
Habit:elongated prisms
Colour:black
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Cameron, Eugene N., Larrabee David M., McNair, Andrew H., Page, James T., Stewart, Glenn W., and Shainin, Vincent E. (1954), Pegmatite Investigations 1942-45 New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Beryl1 photo of Schorl associated with Beryl at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Schorl
1.4km (0.9 miles) A Gotta-Wannerstrom Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) B Bordonaro Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) C Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) D Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) E Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) F Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) G Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) H Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) I Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) J Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.1 miles) K Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) L Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) M Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) N Unnamed building stone quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) O Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) P State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) Q Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) R State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) S Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) T Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) U Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) V White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) W The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) X Bishop Hill Schorl Locality, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Y Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Z Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.2 miles) 0 Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) 1 Blumenthal prospect, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) 2 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) 3 Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) 4 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) 5 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) 6 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) 7 Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) 8 Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) 9 Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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