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Schorl from
Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Schorl
Formula:Na(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Comments:"large", embedded in chlorite
Habit:doublyl-terminated prismatic
Colour:black
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Williams, Horace S. (1899): Letter to Miss Eveline Brainerd of Haddam, February 18, 1899. Brainerd Public Library, Haddam, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Schorl
0.4km (0.2 miles) Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) Tourmaline locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) Almandine schorl and sillimanite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.2km (0.8 miles) Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.2km (1.4 miles) Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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