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Almandine from
Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Almandine
Formula:Fe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Comments:small grains, typically a few mm across, in the lower part of the pegmatite away from the samarskite zone.
Habit:trapezohedral
Colour:reddish
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Van King specimen; Davis, Fred E. and Stefan Nicolescu. (2011): Samarskite Rediscovered at the Spinelli Prospect, Glastonbury, Connecticut. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History: 52(1):135-152.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Almandine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Almandine
5.5km (3.4 miles) Diamond Lake locality, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Birch Mountain Road, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Gas pipeline excavation, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Griswold Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) Unnamed prospects, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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