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

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Magnetite
Formula:Fe2+Fe23+O4
Comments:from the lower portion of the pegmatite away from the samarskite zone, easily distinguished by attraction to magnet.
Habit:anhedral
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection; - 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 Magnetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Magnetite
1.1km (0.7 miles) Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.7 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
11.4km (7.1 miles) Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine; Old Lithia Mine; Chatham Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.5km (12.7 miles) Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.8 miles) Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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