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

Mineral Species
Species:Schorl
Formula:Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description
Comments:Very fragile crystals several cms across common, rarely well terminated thumbnail crystals in quartz.
Habit:stubby prisms with simple rhombohedral terminations
Colour:black
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
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:
Microcline1 photo of Schorl associated with Microcline at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Schorl associated with Quartz at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Schorl associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl 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 Schorl
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) B Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) C Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) D Long-lot Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) E Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) F Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) G Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) H Almandine schorl and sillimanite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) I Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) J Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) K Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) L Tourmaline locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) M Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) N Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) O Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.1 miles) P Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Q Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) R Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) S Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) T Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) U Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) V Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) W Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) X Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.2 miles) Y Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) Z Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) 0 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) 1 The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.8km (8.0 miles) 2 White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) 3 Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.2 miles) 4 State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) 5 Bishop Hill Schorl Locality, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) 6 Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) 7 Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.2km (9.5 miles) 8 Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) 9 Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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