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Almandine from
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Almandine
Formula:Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description
Comments:small crystals a few mm concentrated in layers in the metamorphic rock around the pegmatite.
Habit:trapezohedral
Colour:maroon
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State, p. 273.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Almandine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Almandine
4.8km (3.0 miles) A Redding Glen (Redding Ridge), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) B Curtis prospect, Redding Glen (Redding Ridge), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) C Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) D Garnet locality, Weston, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) E Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) F Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) G The Cascades, Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) H Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) I Kinkel Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) J Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) K Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) L Consolidated Feldspar Mining Corporation's plant (Baylis prospect (property) & Speranza prospect (property)), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) M Interstate 84 road cuts, Brewster, Southeast Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
20.6km (12.8 miles) N Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) O U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) P Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
25.0km (15.6 miles) Q Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.3km (15.7 miles) R Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) S Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) T Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
32.2km (20.0 miles) U Unnamed Garnet locality, Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
33.8km (21.0 miles) V Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) W Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) X Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) Y Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
40.8km (25.3 miles) Z Lake Street Quarry, Harrison, Westchester Co., New York, USA
43.2km (26.8 miles) 0 New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) 1 Shaft 7, Delaware Aqueduct, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
49.0km (30.4 miles) 2 Blue Stone Quarry, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
50.6km (31.4 miles) 3 Interstate 84 interchange 26, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
51.7km (32.1 miles) 4 Hancock Brook Dam, Plymouth, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
51.9km (32.2 miles) 5 Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
52.4km (32.5 miles) 6 Reynolds Bridge, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) 7 Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
56.9km (35.4 miles) 8 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
61.2km (38.0 miles) 9 Town Farm Road, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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