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Spessartine from
Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Spessartine
Formula:Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description
Comments:XRF analyses of other pegmatitic garnets from the district indicate they are mostly almandine, with some spessartine component but not enough to change the species. Garnets from this locality have not been tested.
Colour:red
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:http://www.lmscc.org/CCCQuarry.htm
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) B Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) C Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) D Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) E Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) F Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.3km (10.1 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
16.8km (10.4 miles) H Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) I Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.2km (13.2 miles) J Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) K Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
22.7km (14.1 miles) L Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) M Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
68.7km (42.7 miles) N Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
120.7km (75.0 miles) O Betts Manganese Mines (Anson Betts Mine; Plainfield Manganese Mines), Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
126.4km (78.6 miles) P Interstate 290/Interstate 495 interchange road cuts, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
136.8km (85.0 miles) Q Washington Heights, Manhattan Island, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA
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