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Columbite-(Fe) from
State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Columbite-(Fe)
Comments:Mostly small crystals <1 cm in albite, could be more common but hard to detect with the abundance annite and schorl.
Habit:elongated prisms to anhedral grains
Colour:black with iridescence
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Columbite-(Fe) data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Columbite-(Fe)
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) B State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) C Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) D Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) E Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) F Bordonaro Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) G Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) H Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) I Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) J Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) K White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) L Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) M Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.7 miles) N Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) O Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) P Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) Q Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) R Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) S John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) T Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
65.2km (40.5 miles) U Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
74.6km (46.3 miles) V New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
83.3km (51.7 miles) W Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
95.7km (59.5 miles) X Clark Ledge pegmatite locality, Chesterfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
101.3km (62.9 miles) Y Kinkel Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
101.8km (63.2 miles) Z Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
141.9km (88.2 miles) 0 Fort George (192nd Street & Audubon Avenue), Washington Heights, Manhattan Island, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA
181.6km (112.8 miles) 1 Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, USA
226.4km (140.7 miles) 2 Ruggles Mine, Grafton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
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