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Magnetite from
Magnetite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Magnetite
Comments:Flat-faced crystals to roughly 1 cm.
Habit:octahedral
Colour:metallic dark gray, iridescent
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Magnetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Magnetite locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Magnetite
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) B Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) C Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) D Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) E State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) F Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) G Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.3 miles) H Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) I Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.6 miles) J Ultramafic rock bodies, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) K Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) L Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.7 miles) M Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) N Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) O Rockland Preserve, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) P Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) Q Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) R Joshua Rock Quarry, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) S Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.9km (12.4 miles) T Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
24.4km (15.2 miles) U Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
25.2km (15.7 miles) V Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) W Norcross Quarry (Norcross Granite Gneiss Rock Quarries; Stony Creek Quarry; Castellucci Quarry), Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
33.4km (20.7 miles) X Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Y East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.0km (23.0 miles) Z Falls of the Yantic River, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
41.5km (25.8 miles) 0 Silliman's Verd Antique Quarry, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
43.0km (26.7 miles) 1 Mansfield Hollow Dam, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) 2 Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
49.3km (30.6 miles) 3 Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
52.1km (32.4 miles) 4 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
53.8km (33.4 miles) 5 Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
57.4km (35.7 miles) 6 White Rock Quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
59.7km (37.1 miles) 7 Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
60.2km (37.4 miles) 8 Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
62.1km (38.6 miles) 9 Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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