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Magnetite from
Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Magnetite
Comments:Typically coated with a thin layer of muscovite that can be carefully removed.
Habit:Striated octahedrons to dodecahedrons
Colour:metallic gray to black
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Foye (1922); Rice and Foye (1927); Williams (circa 1945)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Magnetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Magnetite
0.8km (0.5 miles) A Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) B Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.2km (1.3 miles) C Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) D Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) E State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) F Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) G Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) H Magnetite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) I Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) J Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) K Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.4 miles) L Ultramafic rock bodies, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) M Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) N Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) O Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) P Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.8km (8.5 miles) Q Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) R Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.9km (12.4 miles) S Joshua Rock Quarry, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
20.5km (12.7 miles) T Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
21.3km (13.2 miles) U Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) V East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.1km (23.1 miles) W Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
39.0km (24.2 miles) X Falls of the Yantic River, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
40.9km (25.4 miles) Y Silliman's Verd Antique Quarry, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
42.2km (26.2 miles) Z Mansfield Hollow Dam, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
45.8km (28.5 miles) 0 Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
48.0km (29.8 miles) 1 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
49.1km (30.5 miles) 2 Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
53.3km (33.1 miles) 3 Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) 4 Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
60.6km (37.6 miles) 5 White Rock Quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
60.8km (37.8 miles) 6 Pine Mountain, Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
60.9km (37.8 miles) 7 Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.2km (38.7 miles) 8 Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
63.5km (39.5 miles) 9 Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
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