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Chromite from
Weston meteorite (incl Easton; Trumbull; Fairfield), Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Strewn Field
Notes:Most of the fragments of this meteorite were found within the boundaries of the modern town of Easton, which was the eastern part of the town of Weston until 1845, when it became a separate town. Other finds are in the towns of Trumbull and Fairfield, which were already separate towns in 1807.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Meteoritics, vol. 11, June 30, 1976, p. 111-130.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chromite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Weston meteorite (incl Easton; Trumbull; Fairfield), Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chromite
19.4km (12.1 miles) Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) Silliman's Verd Antique Quarry, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
54.0km (33.6 miles) Denny Magnetite Mine (Denny Mine), Putnam Valley Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
55.1km (34.2 miles) New Rochelle, Westchester Co., New York, USA
78.1km (48.6 miles) VIllage of Monroe, Town of Monroe, Orange Co., New York, USA
79.2km (49.2 miles) Clove Mine (Wilks Mine), Village of Monroe, Town of Monroe, Orange Co., New York, USA
82.5km (51.3 miles) Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
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