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Goshenite from
Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Comments:a gem quality flattened crystal 8 cm in diameter retained by Brack family.
Habit:hexagonal prisms
Colour:colorless
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Rocks & Min.: 70:379
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Goshenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Goshenite
7.5km (4.6 miles) Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
87.8km (54.6 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
94.8km (58.9 miles) Barrus farm pegmatite localities (Weeks farm), Goshen, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
 
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