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Parsonsite 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:Parsonsite
Formula:Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Comments:Schooner (circa 1985) reports: "A soft uraninite alteration, on a Wesleyan University sample from the Strickland quarry, gave the X-ray pattern of parsonsite. The available material was consumed in testing."
Habit:alteration of uraninite
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Parsonsite 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
 
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