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Bitumen from
The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:'Bitumen' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Vitreous, jet-black globules with conchoidal fracture with etched quartz in fault veins.
Habit:globules
Colour:Jet-black
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bitumen data
Locality Data:Click here to view The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Bitumen
1.2km (0.8 miles) State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.7 miles) Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.0km (5.0 miles) Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.6km (5.4 miles) Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.1km (6.3 miles) Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.2 miles) Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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