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Fairfieldite from
Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Fairfieldite
Formula:Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Comments:radiating fans of micro crystals in altered lithiophilite, with hureaulite, hydroxylapatite.
Habit:radiating
Colour:white
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.; Schooner, Richard. (1955): 90 Minerals from 1 Connecticut Hill. Rocks & Minerals: 30(7-8): 351-8.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fairfieldite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fairfieldite
11.0km (6.8 miles) Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
79.3km (49.3 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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