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Foitite from
Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Foitite
Formula:(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Comments:Grading into elbaite, associated with wodginite, cassiterite, quartz and gobbinsite.
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Jarnot, Bruce M. (2011): Letters: Connecticut Update. Rocks & Minerals: 86(4): 299.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite1 photo of Foitite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Foitite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Foitite
4.3km (2.7 miles) Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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