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Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 22' 29'' North , 72° 8' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.3747222222, -72.1422222222
Originally a quarry in the Joshua Rock member of the New London Gneiss, in the 1980s Crystal Mall was built at the site and resulted in the recovery of new specimens.

Mineral List

14 entries listed. 10 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Dale, T. Nelson and Gregory Herbert E. (1911), The Granites of Connecticut. USGS Bulletin 484.

Schairer, John Frank (1931), The Minerals of Connecticut. State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin 51.

Robinson, George W. and Vandall T. King. (1988), What's New in Minerals? Mineralogical Record: 19(5): 332.

Jarnot, Bruce. (1989), Minerals New to the Portland Area Pegmatites of Central Connecticut, Abstract from the 16th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium in Rocks & Minerals: 64(6): 471.

Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995), Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 407.

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