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Datolite from
U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Datolite
Formula:CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Formation:Secondary
Comments:Microcrystals in Alpine cleft with quartz, adularia, chalcopyrite, laumontite.
Habit:tabular wedges
Colour:chalky white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Former Ronald Januzzi collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Datolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Datolite
6.7km (4.2 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) Roaring Brook, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
39.8km (24.8 miles) Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
43.6km (27.1 miles) Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
48.5km (30.1 miles) Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
49.5km (30.8 miles) Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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