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Fair Haven, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USAi
Regional Level Types
Fair Haven- not defined -
New Haven- not defined -
New Haven Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 18' 14'' North , 72° 52' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
East Haven29,257 (2017)3.2km
New Haven130,322 (2017)4.1km
Branford29,438 (2017)6.0km
Branford Center5,819 (2017)6.1km
West Haven54,927 (2017)6.8km

A single specimen from the Alfred E. Hammer collection has a label stating it is from Fair Haven, "Collected in the railroad cut by Col. G. F. Eaton, 1890." Coordinates are for the center of the long railroad cut and tunnel through New Haven Arkose in Fair Haven East. Matrix of the specimen matches the rock type there.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Habit: radiating acicular
Colour: white
Description: Sprays in vein less than 1 cm long
Reference: Alfred E. Hammer collection
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: rhombohedral, scalenohedral
Colour: white
Description: Tiny rhombs and larger scalenohedra in vein in arkose.
Reference: Alfred E. Hammer collection
Formula: SiO2
Habit: prismatic
Colour: colorless to milky
Description: Tiny crystals and massive in vein in arkose.
Reference: Alfred E. Hammer collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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