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Brazilianite from
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Brazilianite
Formula:NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Comments:according to Januzzi (1976 & 1994): micro-crystal found in the outer altered portion of an amblygonite crystal
Habit:spheroidal aggregate with a radial, coarse fibrous structure
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State, p.228.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Brazilianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Brazilianite
79.3km (49.3 miles) A Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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