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Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USAi
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Paxton Way- not defined -
Glastonbury- not defined -
Hartford Co.County
ConnecticutState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 41' 24'' North , 72° 33' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Glastonbury Center7,387 (2017)3.6km
Glastonbury31,876 (2017)4.8km
Wethersfield26,668 (2017)8.2km
Terramuggus1,025 (2017)9.6km
Manchester30,577 (2017)10.0km


Road construction in 2003 intersected numerous, small, common pegmatites, without much rare mineralogy, cross-cutting the local gneiss. All covered now.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Habit: massive
Colour: white
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Habit: massive granular
Colour: black
Description: surrounded by halo of brown staining on pegmatite
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Habit: massive
Colour: white
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Habit: massive
Colour: pale blue-green
Description: grades into typical white microcline
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Colour: greenish
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: massive
Colour: gray
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: massive
Colour: gray
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Habit: trapezohedral
Colour: dark brown-red
Description: mostly as small grains, one good crystal found
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Habit: massive
Colour: black
Description: one very thin vein in massive smoky quartz
Reference: Harold Moritz collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amazonite-K(AlSi3O8)
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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