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Hematite from
Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Hematite
Formula:Fe2O3
Comments:Red to maroon coatings on feldspars near samarskite and columbite crystals. Qualitative testing suggests hematite.
Colour:maroon
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Albini, A.J. and Moritz, H. (2013) Collecting samarskite at the historic Spinelli prospect, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut. The 40th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy, 8.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hematite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Hematite
9.8km (6.1 miles) State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.7 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.8km (10.5 miles) The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.6km (11.5 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.5km (13.3 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
23.3km (14.5 miles) Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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