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Monazite-(Ce) from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Monazite-(Ce)
Comments:Crystals typically less than 2 cm and usually found loose in the dumps using gamma-ray detectors.
Habit:subhedral to euhedral wedge-shaped
Colour:brown
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Fred E Davis - collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Monazite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Monazite-(Ce)
1.8km (1.1 miles) A Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) B Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) C Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) D Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) E Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) F Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) G Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) H John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) I Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) J Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
42.0km (26.1 miles) K Falls of the Yantic River, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
63.5km (39.5 miles) L Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
69.4km (43.1 miles) M Smith Granite quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
69.4km (43.1 miles) N Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
75.2km (46.7 miles) O Sullivan Quarry (Armetta Quarry; Copar Quarry; Westerly Granite Co. Quarry), Bradford, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
95.2km (59.1 miles) P Narragansett Pier, Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
98.9km (61.4 miles) Q Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Lincoln, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
101.7km (63.2 miles) R Poker Hill, Ashton, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
108.8km (67.6 miles) S Yorktown, Westchester Co., New York, USA
115.8km (72.0 miles) T Interstate 290/Interstate 495 interchange road cuts, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
132.3km (82.2 miles) U Ayer, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
141.8km (88.1 miles) V Westford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
216.5km (134.5 miles) W Overlook Quarry (Atlas Feldspar Company Quarry; Atlas Quarry; Day Quarry), Overlook, Saratoga Co., New York, USA
216.7km (134.6 miles) X Garnet Pit, Batchellerville, Edinburg Township, Saratoga Co., New York, USA
239.4km (148.8 miles) Y ASARCO titanium mine (Heritage Minerals Mine), Manchester Township, Ocean Co., New Jersey, USA
250.5km (155.6 miles) Z Wakefield, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
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