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Vesuvianite from
Hungry Hill, Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Hill
Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Comments:Associated with the yellowish red garnet in hornblende schist and gneiss
Habit:anhedral to subhedral prismatic
Colour:dark green
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Foye, 1949. The Geology of Eastern CT, p.83; Hovey (1888).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hungry Hill, Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
22.9km (14.2 miles) Hazen quarry (Epidote locality), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
24.9km (15.5 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.2 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
27.7km (17.2 miles) White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
31.9km (19.8 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
35.0km (21.8 miles) Woodhaven, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
60.2km (37.4 miles) Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
76.5km (47.6 miles) Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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