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Schorl from
State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Schorl
Formula:Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description
Comments:Poor crystals to 15-20 cm in matrix. The best crystals to several cm occur in the pocket zone.
Habit:stubby to elongated prisms, mostly subhedral in matrix
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:P Cristofono collection, 2007; Harold Moritz collection; Jeff Fast collection; Cameron, Eugene N., David M. Larrabee, Andrew H. McNair, James T. Page, Glenn W. Stewart, and Vincent E. Shainin. (1954): Pegmatite Investigations 1942-45 New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Schorl
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) B State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) C Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) D Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) E Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) F Bishop Hill Schorl Locality, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) G 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) H Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.4km (2.8 miles) I Unnamed building stone quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) J Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) K Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) L Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) M Bordonaro Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) N Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) O Gotta-Wannerstrom Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) P Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Q Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) R Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) S Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) T Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) U Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) V White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) W The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) X Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Y Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Z Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) 0 Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) 1 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) 2 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) 3 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) 4 Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) 5 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.7 miles) 6 Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) 7 Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) 8 Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.6 miles) 9 Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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