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Metatorbernite from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Metatorbernite
Formula:Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Comments:Alteration of uraninite. (All "torbernite" in collections has dehydrated to metatorbernite).
Habit:coatings of micro crystals
Colour:green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Metatorbernite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Metatorbernite
1.5km (1.0 miles) A Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) B Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) C Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) D Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) E Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) F Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) G Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) H Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
52.2km (32.4 miles) I Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.5km (42.6 miles) J Blandford mica mines, Blandford, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
71.1km (44.2 miles) K New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
81.9km (50.9 miles) L Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
223.8km (139.1 miles) M Ruggles Mine, Grafton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
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