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Poquonock River outcrops, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

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Outcrops of the Straits Schist which occur as ledges on the northwest bank of the Poquonock River in the Long Hill area of Trumbull, Connecticut contain sub-parallel, nearly vertical quartz veins. Topaz crystals, some of which are gemmy and of golden color, are present in the quartz veins. Crystals up to 15mm x 8 mm. have been collected.

Collecting commenced in 1979 during the time that Connecticut route 25 and Connecticut route 111 were under construction. Status of collecting at present is unknown.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

"Bedrock Geology of the Long Hill Quadrangle 1963-1965" by William Patrick Crowley, Quadrangle Report of the State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut.

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