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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
Photo GalleryView Gallery (21 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
10.3km (6.4 miles) White Rock Quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) State Route 1 bypass, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) Diamond Hill (Ashaway Village), Ashaway, Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) Smith Granite quarry, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
14.9km (9.2 miles) Falls of the Yantic River, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) Lisbon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Goos Quarry, Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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