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Microcline from
Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Microcline
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Description
Comments:A few good subhedral crystals up to a few decimeters were found at the CCC quarry. Otherwise it is generally just in anhedral masses.
Habit:subhedral prisms
Colour:white to tan
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Williams, Horace S. (circa 1945): Article for New York Society of Mineralogists. Brainerd Public Library, Haddam, Connecticut.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz2 photos of Microcline associated with Quartz at this locality.
Annite1 photo of Microcline associated with Annite at this locality.
Schorl1 photo of Microcline associated with Schorl at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Microcline associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Microcline
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) B Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) C Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) D Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) E Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) F Long-lot Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) G Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) H Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) I Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) J Arnold Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) K Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) L Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) M Tourmaline locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.1 miles) N Kelsey prospect (Parmalee farm), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) O Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) P Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Q Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) R Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) S Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.1 miles) T Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) U Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) V Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) W Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) X Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Y Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) Z Bailey prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) 0 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) 1 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) 2 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.0km (5.0 miles) 3 Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) 4 Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) 5 John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) 6 Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) 7 Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.7km (6.1 miles) 8 Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.2 miles) 9 Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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