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Hematite from
O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Hematite
Formula:Fe2O3
Comments:As microscopic crystals to a few mm. More abundant as red coatings on and within thick layers of parallel calcite crystals in large faults.
Habit:isolated plates or tufts, coatings
Colour:specular to red
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hematite data
Locality Data:Click here to view O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Hematite
2.2km (1.3 miles) Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.6 miles) Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.0km (13.0 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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