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

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, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Almandine
4.8km (3.0 miles) Redding Glen (Redding Ridge), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Curtis prospect, Redding Glen (Redding Ridge), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) Garnet locality, Weston, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) Old Mine Park (Lane’s Mine of Trumbull; Hubbard Mine; Long Hill Mine; Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) Kinkel Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) Consolidated Feldspar Mining Corporation's plant (Baylis prospect (property) & Speranza prospect (property)), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts, Brewster, Southeast Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
20.6km (12.8 miles) Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
25.0km (15.6 miles) Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.3km (15.7 miles) Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) 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) Unnamed Garnet locality, Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
33.8km (21.0 miles) Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
40.8km (25.3 miles) Lake Street Quarry, Harrison, Westchester Co., New York, USA
43.1km (26.8 miles) New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) Shaft 7, Delaware Aqueduct, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
49.0km (30.4 miles) Blue Stone Quarry, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
50.6km (31.4 miles) Interstate 84 interchange 26, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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