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

Description
Comments:In thin layers as an alteration of lithiophilite and reddingite and as micro crystals, minute amounts. Some seen on altered lithiophilite nodules in the Yale collection.
Habit:coatings, micro prismatic crystals
Colour:blue, greenish-blue
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Brush and Dana (1878); Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State; Januzzi (1994) Mineral Data Book
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vivianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Vivianite
20.7km (12.9 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
24.0km (14.9 miles) Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
60.8km (37.8 miles) State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
79.3km (49.3 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
81.0km (50.3 miles) Rock Landing Quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
81.4km (50.6 miles) State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
112.7km (70.0 miles) Keyport, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
114.9km (71.4 miles) Red Bank, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
115.1km (71.5 miles) Telegraph Hill, Holmdel, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
117.6km (73.1 miles) Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
117.8km (73.2 miles) Spring Valley Farm, Paulinskill Lake, Fredon Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
119.7km (74.4 miles) Eatontown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
121.3km (75.4 miles) Unnamed Vivianite deposit [1], Holmdel, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
125.4km (77.9 miles) Colts Neck, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
125.9km (78.2 miles) Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
152.4km (94.7 miles) Imlaystown, Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
154.9km (96.2 miles) Allentown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
161.0km (100.0 miles) My Creek locality, Arneytown, Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA
191.5km (119.0 miles) Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
228.1km (141.7 miles) Mullica Hill, Harrison Township, Gloucester Co., New Jersey, USA
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