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

Mineral Species
Species:Almandine
Formula:Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description
Comments:XRF analyses of other pegmatitic garnets from the district indicate they are mostly almandine, with some spessartine component. Garnets from this locality have not been tested.
Colour:red
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Almandine 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 Almandine
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) B Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) C Almandine schorl and sillimanite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) D Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) E Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) F Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) G Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) H Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) I Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.1 miles) J Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) K Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) L Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.6 miles) M Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.0km (5.0 miles) N Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) O Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) P John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Q Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) R Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) S Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.2km (6.4 miles) T Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.9km (6.8 miles) U Garnet prospect, Middle Haddam, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) V Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) W Unnamed SE quarry (molybdenite locality), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) X White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) Y Tourmaline locality, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Z State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) 0 Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) 1 Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) 2 Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) 3 Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.0km (9.3 miles) 4 Clark Hill prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) 5 Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) 6 Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) 7 State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.3km (10.1 miles) 8 Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 9 Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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