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Pyrite from
Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Spring
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Large crystals imbedded in pyrrhotite; wonderfully perfect cubes and octahedrons.
Habit:cubic and octahedral
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Davis, James W. (1901): The Minerals of Haddam, Conn. Mineral Collector, v. 8, no. 4, pp. 50-54, and no. 5, pp. 65-70.; Williams, Horace S. (circa 1945): Article For New York Society Of Mineralogists. Brainerd Public Library, Haddam, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
0.8km (0.5 miles) Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) State Route 9 Interchange 8 - Beaver Meadow Road, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.6 miles) Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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