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Microcline from
Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA

Classification
Species:Microcline
Comments:Reported as plentiful in flesh colored masses; orthoclase mentioned in by J. D. Dana in 1874 is most likely microcline
Habit:massive
Colour:flesh
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Januzzi (1976) Mineral Localities of Connecticut & Southeastern New York State
(Dana, 1874) (Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Trainer, 1938).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
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13.2km (8.2 miles) B Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) C North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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17.4km (10.8 miles) E Titicus Mica Quarry, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) F Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) G Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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21.6km (13.4 miles) I U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) J Shaft 7, Delaware Aqueduct, Fishkill Township, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
22.3km (13.8 miles) K Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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24.4km (15.2 miles) O Kinkel Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
25.3km (15.7 miles) P Redding Glen (Redding Ridge), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.6km (15.9 miles) Q Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.8km (16.0 miles) R Grace Feldspar Mine, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) S Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) T Schorl locality, Wilton, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
31.1km (19.4 miles) U Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.1km (19.9 miles) V New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.6km (20.3 miles) W New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) X New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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