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Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
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Photo: FAS
Latitude: 41°20'N
Longitude: 72°8'W
 
 
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

Aegirine
'Aeschynite'
Albite
var: Oligoclase

Allanite-(Ce)
'Apatite'
Davidite-(La)
Ilmenite
Magnetite
Microcline
'Monazite'
Orthoclase
Quartz
Titanite
Zircon


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

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References

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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