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Quartz from
O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Many forms such as crystal geode linings, white chalky looking replacements of chalcedony, drusy crystals encrusting "water level" calcite wafers, epimorphs and pseudomorphs after anhydrite, isolated crystals to 3 cm.
Habit:druses lining geodes, prismatic, fine-granular, massive
Colour:coloress to white
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bill Barrett Coll.; Garabedian, James A. (1998), Secondary Mineralization of Half-Moon Vesicles in the Mesozoic Basalt of the O&G#2 Quarry, Woodbury, Connecticut. University of Connecticut Master of Science Thesis.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcedony4 photos of Quartz associated with Chalcedony at this locality.
Prehnite2 photos of Quartz associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)2 photos of Quartz associated with Julgoldite-(Fe2+) at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pumpellyite-(Mg)1 photo of Quartz associated with Pumpellyite-(Mg) at this locality.
Laumontite1 photo of Quartz associated with Laumontite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
1.7km (1.0 miles) A Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
2.2km (1.3 miles) B Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.0km (1.8 miles) C Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) D Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) E O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) F Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) G Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) H Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) I Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) J Flanders Road (Brushy Hill), Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.6 miles) K Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) L Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.9km (7.4 miles) M Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) N Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.2km (7.6 miles) O Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) P Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Q Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.8km (8.6 miles) R Kyanite locality (Judds Bridge locality), Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) S Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) T Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) U State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) V Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) W Grace Feldspar Mine, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) X U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Y Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) Z East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) 0 Blue Stone Quarry, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) 1 Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.8km (11.1 miles) 2 New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) 3 Lane's Copper Mine (Fan Hill Road), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) 4 Morris Dam Quarry (East Morris Dam), Morris, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.9km (11.8 miles) 5 Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 6 Reynolds Bridge, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) 7 Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.2km (12.6 miles) 8 Lane's Mine (Lane's Lead and Silver Mine; Elm Street), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.0km (13.0 miles) 9 Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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