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Pollucite from
Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pollucite
Formula:(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Comments:White masses identified by the inclusion of thin bands of lepidolite.
Habit:massive, granular
Colour:white
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 402.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Lepidolite1 photo of Pollucite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pollucite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pollucite
16.9km (10.5 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
22.1km (13.8 miles) Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
85.8km (53.3 miles) Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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