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Stilbite-Ca from
Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Road Cutting
Classification
Species:Stilbite-Ca
Formula:NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Formation:Secondary
Comments:Small crystals in fractures in metamorphic rocks, with calcite, chabazite-Ca and heulandite-Ca.
Habit:radiating balls, wheat sheaves
Colour:opaque salmon; yellow-white to yellow orange
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:Tschernich, Rudy. (1992), Zeolites of the World: 114.; Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995), Connecticut Mineral Locality Index, Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 397.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stilbite-Ca data
Locality Data:Click here to view Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Stilbite-Ca
9.4km (5.9 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.3 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.9km (9.9 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
25.2km (15.6 miles) Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.2 miles) State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
31.0km (19.2 miles) Hancock Brook Dam, Plymouth, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) State route 15 / US highway 7 interchange area, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
34.5km (21.4 miles) Plymouth, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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