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Foitite from
Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

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Classification
Species:Foitite
Comments:Tested by Raman spectroscopy at the University of New Haven, spectrum was weak but consistent with foitite.
Thin masses interstitial within microcline/quartz graphic granite, unusual as that association is typically barren of interesting minerals.
Habit:massive material, skeletal/interstitial in graphic granite
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Fred E Davis Collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Foitite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Foitite
4.3km (2.7 miles) A 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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