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Poquonock River outcrops, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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Latitude: 41°16'N
Longitude: 73°13'W
 
 
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.

Mineral List

Quartz
Topaz


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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