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Grossular from
Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Grossular
Formula:Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Comments:Good crystals to several cm.
Habit:dodecahedral
Colour:reddish-brown, orange-brown
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Raman Spectroscopy
References
References:Davis, James W. (1901): The Minerals of Haddam, Conn. Mineral Collector, v. 8, no. 4, pp. 50-54, and no. 5, pp. 65-70.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Grossular data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Grossular
2.1km (1.3 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
22.9km (14.2 miles) Hungry Hill, Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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