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Milky Quartz from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Species:Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Comments:Major rock forming component of the pegmatites, especially the core zones.
Colour:milky white
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Milky Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Milky Quartz
3.8km (2.4 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
29.4km (18.3 miles) B Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
36.3km (22.5 miles) C Canton Lead Mines (Cherry Brook lead mine; Dyer Farm zinc mine), Rattlesnake Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) D Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
43.2km (26.8 miles) E Diamond Ledge (West Stafford quartz locality; Stafford Springs quartz locality), Stafford, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
47.5km (29.5 miles) F Morris Dam Quarry (East Morris Dam), Morris, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
48.5km (30.1 miles) G Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
60.7km (37.7 miles) H Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
69.8km (43.4 miles) I Diamond Hill (Ashaway Village), Ashaway, Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
82.1km (51.0 miles) J Coventry, Kent Co., Rhode Island, USA
92.6km (57.6 miles) K Ancram Lead Mines (Ancram Mine: Livingston's Mine), Boston Corners, Ancram Township, Columbia Co., New York, USA
97.6km (60.7 miles) L Bonnet Shores, Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
100.4km (62.4 miles) M Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
100.4km (62.4 miles) N Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
101.0km (62.8 miles) O Consolidated Feldspar Mining Corporation's plant (Baylis prospect (property) & Speranza prospect (property)), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
105.6km (65.6 miles) P Diamond Hill, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
108.3km (67.3 miles) Q Denny Magnetite Mine (Denny Mine), Putnam Valley Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
111.5km (69.3 miles) R Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
117.1km (72.8 miles) S Valhalla, Mount Pleasant, Westchester Co., New York, USA
118.0km (73.3 miles) T Long Hill, Leominster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
121.4km (75.4 miles) U Philips Mine (Philips Pyrite Mine; Anthony's Nose Pyrrhotite Mine), Anthony's Nose, Philipstown Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
142.7km (88.7 miles) V Holbrook, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
145.4km (90.4 miles) W Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA
147.7km (91.8 miles) X Sterling Mine (Sterling ore body; Clark Mine), Sterling Mines group, Sterling Lake, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
151.7km (94.3 miles) Y Hollis Gold Mine, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
152.0km (94.5 miles) Z Blueberry Mountain Quarry (Blueberry Hill), Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
153.1km (95.1 miles) 0 Mine Falls Park, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
157.4km (97.8 miles) 1 Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
158.4km (98.4 miles) 2 Erie Railroad tunnel, Bergen Hill, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
158.4km (98.4 miles) 3 Erie Railroad cut (Bergen archways), Bergen Hill, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
159.8km (99.3 miles) 4 Francisco Brothers Quarry (Francisco Quarry), Great Notch, Little Falls Township, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
167.1km (103.8 miles) 5 Joppa Hill, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
168.0km (104.4 miles) 6 Cortland Drive road cuts, Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
171.0km (106.2 miles) 7 Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
173.6km (107.9 miles) 8 Windsor Quarry (Winsor Quarry), Rudeville, Hardyston Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
177.3km (110.2 miles) 9 Unnamed pegmatites, Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, Morris Co., New Jersey, USA
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