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Quartz from
Lantern Hill Quarry (Silex Quarry; U.S. Silica Company Quarry), North Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Crystals can reach 6 cm.
Habit:stubby prisms, some with "corncob" habit, commonly in parallel-growth, doubly-terminated plates
Colour:white
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 407.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Milky Quartz3 photos of Quartz associated with Milky Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lantern Hill Quarry (Silex Quarry; U.S. Silica Company Quarry), North Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
10.3km (6.4 miles) A White Rock Quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) B State Route 1 bypass, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) C Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) D Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) E Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) F Diamond Hill (Ashaway Village), Ashaway, Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) G Smith Granite quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) H Falls of the Yantic River, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) I Lisbon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) J Goos Quarry, Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) K Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.9 miles) L Sullivan Quarry (Armetta Quarry; Copar Quarry; Westerly Granite Co. Quarry), Bradford, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) M Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) N Mount Tom road cut, Exeter, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
27.3km (16.9 miles) O Route 11 road cuts, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
27.3km (17.0 miles) P Getty Granite Quarry, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) Q Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
29.6km (18.4 miles) R Sterling, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
30.0km (18.6 miles) S Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
30.1km (18.7 miles) T Renz Quarry, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
32.9km (20.5 miles) U West Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) V Linen Company mill no. 2, Willimantic, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
37.0km (23.0 miles) W Joshua Rock Quarry, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) X Mansfield Hollow Dam, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
39.3km (24.4 miles) Y Coventry, Kent Co., Rhode Island, USA
40.0km (24.8 miles) Z Narragansett Pier, Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
40.0km (24.9 miles) 0 Cardi Quarry, Coventry, Kent Co., Rhode Island, USA
40.2km (25.0 miles) 1 US Route 6 Willimantic Bypass expressway road cuts, Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
41.6km (25.8 miles) 2 East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
42.0km (26.1 miles) 3 Foster, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
42.6km (26.5 miles) 4 Sillimanite type locality, Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
42.6km (26.5 miles) 5 Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
43.2km (26.8 miles) 6 Hamilton, North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
43.5km (27.0 miles) 7 Rockland, Scituate, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
43.7km (27.1 miles) 8 Bonnet Shores, Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
43.7km (27.1 miles) 9 Dayville, Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
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