Sunset Quartzite Quarry, East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USAThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
In the 1980's Fred Schuster worked in the quarry when it was active. He was able to collect from an exposed vein of pegmatite in the eastern wall of the quarry. There seemed to be no feldspar, but grayish quartz with muscovite and much white clay (kaolinite?) probably from the feldspar decomposition. Ixiolite was found in crystals.
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4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.
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- Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6)(Nov.-Dec.): 398.
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Locality Updated: Limestone quarry, Kneiting, Pettendorf, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, GermanyFrom Peter Haas, 22nd Sep 2014 20:06:58