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

Mineral Species
Species:Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Description
Comments:Overwhelmingly a rock-forming component of the pegmatites, but a few pocket crystals known.
Habit:mostly massive, rarely prismatic
Colour:gray
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Microcline3 photos of Smoky Quartz associated with Microcline at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Smoky Quartz associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smoky Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Smoky Quartz
1.4km (0.9 miles) A Gotta-Wannerstrom Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) B Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) C Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) D Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) E Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) F Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.1 miles) G Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) H John C. Wiarda Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) I Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) J Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) K State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) L Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) M Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) N Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) O Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) P Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) Q White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) R The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) S Vespa stone quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) T Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) U Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) V Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) W Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) X Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) Y Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) Z Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) 0 John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) 1 Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 2 Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) 3 Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) 4 Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) 5 Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) 6 Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 7 Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 8 Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 9 Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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