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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:Reportedly one of the better localities in Conn., Davis (1901) says: "some crystals doubly-terminated and six inches long, with brilliant faces and rich color. The color at this locality is particularly fine and many of the smaller crystals are transparent"
Habit:elongated prisms
Colour:pale green
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Davis, James W. (1901): The Minerals of Haddam, Conn. Mineral Collector, v. 8, no. 4, pp. 50-54, and no. 5, pp. 65-70.; Foye, Wilbur G. (1922): Mineral localities in the vicinity of Middletown. American Mineralogist v. 7, p. 4-12.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Meionite2 photos of Epidote associated with Meionite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
1.4km (0.8 miles) Thulite locality (Walkley Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.2km (1.4 miles) Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.2km (6.9 miles) Hadlyme, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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