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Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USAi
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New Haven Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 27' 25'' North , 72° 49' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wallingford17,712 (2017)0.0km
Wallingford Center18,209 (2017)0.9km
North Haven24,093 (2017)7.9km
Cheshire29,443 (2017)8.0km
Cheshire Village5,786 (2017)8.1km


A populated place (town).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: P. Cristofono collection
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: P. Cristofono collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1990) 21:203-213; Samuel Robinson (1825) A Catalogue of American Minerals, with their localities. Boston
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (1990) 21:203-213; Samuel Robinson (1825) A Catalogue of American Minerals, with their localities. Boston

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
FeIron
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Jurassic - Late Triassic
174.1 - 237 Ma



ID: 2791643
New Haven Arkose

Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: New Haven Arkose

Description: Red, pink, and gray coarse-grained, locally conglomeratic, poorly sorted and indurated arkose, interbedded with brick-red micaceous, locally shaly siltstone and fine-grained feldspathic clayey sandstone.

Comments: Part of Central Lowlands; Newark Terrane - Hartford and Pomperaug Mesozoic Basins; part of Newark Supergroup (Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic). Original map source: Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, DEP, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, 2000, Bedrock Geology of Connecticut, shapefile, scale 1:50,000

Lithology: Major:{arkose}, Minor:{conglomerate,siltstone,sandstone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3188891
Mesozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Connecticut Valley Basin

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; conglomerate,arkose,shale,arenite

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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