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Albite from
Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Albite
Formula:Na(AlSi3O8)
Description
Comments:clear micro crystals in vugs.
Habit:micro crystals
Colour:white
Quality of samples:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Rarity at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Yedlin, Neal. (1967). The Micromounter. Rocks and Minerals: 42(11): 840-842.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Albite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Albite
1.1km (0.7 miles) A Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) B Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) C Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) D Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) E Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) F Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) G Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) H Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) I Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.5 miles) J Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) K Arnold Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) L Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) M Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) N Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) O Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.6 miles) P Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.6 miles) Q Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) R Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) S Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) T feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) U Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) V Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) W Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) X amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.1 miles) Y Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) Z Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) 0 Bailey prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) 1 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) 2 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) 3 Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) 4 Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) 5 Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.7 miles) 6 Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) 7 Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.7km (6.0 miles) 8 Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) 9 Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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