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Fair Haven, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USAi
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Fair Haven- not defined -
New Haven- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 18' 14'' North , 72° 52' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
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

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: radiating acicular
Colour: white
Description: Sprays in vein less than 1 cm long
Reference: Alfred E. Hammer collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: rhombohedral, scalenohedral
Colour: white
Description: Tiny rhombs and larger scalenohedra in vein in arkose.
Reference: Alfred E. Hammer collection
Quartz
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
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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