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

Locality type:Spring
Classification
Species:Melanterite
Formula:Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Comments:Alteration of pyrite, pyrrhotite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Williams, Horace S. (1899): Letter to Miss Eveline Brainerd of Haddam, February 18, 1899. Brainerd Public Library, Haddam, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Melanterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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12.3km (7.6 miles) Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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18.8km (11.7 miles) Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.9 miles) Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
52.0km (32.3 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.2km (38.6 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
62.4km (38.8 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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