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Fluorite from
Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Construction Site
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
Comments:Excellent octahedral crystals transparent to translucent, in faults and veins, usually in groups, associated with calcite. Crystals can reach 3.5 cm on an edge.
Habit:octahedral
Colour:colorless, pale to emerald green, purple
Luminescent properties:purple
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Numerous private collections
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite25 photos of Fluorite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Quartz10 photos of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Gypsum5 photos of Fluorite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
Bavenite3 photos of Fluorite associated with Bavenite at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Albite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Goethite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Clinochlore1 photo of Fluorite associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Topaz1 photo of Fluorite associated with Topaz at this locality.
Margarite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Margarite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
0.4km (0.2 miles) A Old Mine Park (Lane’s Mine of Trumbull; Lane's New Stratford mine; Hubbard Mine; Long Hill Mine; Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) B State Route 111 road cuts, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) C Corporate Drive road cut, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) D Porter Hill Road roadcut, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) E State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) F New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) G Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.1km (17.5 miles) H O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.4km (20.1 miles) I Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
35.3km (21.9 miles) J Jinny Hill Mine (Cheshire Barite Mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.6km (23.4 miles) K Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
38.3km (23.8 miles) L Dyke Park, Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
40.1km (24.9 miles) M Leetes Quarry, Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
46.0km (28.6 miles) N Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
47.2km (29.3 miles) O Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
51.5km (32.0 miles) P Valhalla, Mount Pleasant, Westchester Co., New York, USA
55.4km (34.4 miles) Q State Routes 9 and 372 interchange, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
58.3km (36.2 miles) R Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
59.5km (37.0 miles) S Shaft 7, Delaware Aqueduct, Fishkill Township, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) T Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
60.1km (37.4 miles) U Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
60.1km (37.4 miles) V White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
61.5km (38.2 miles) W Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
62.7km (39.0 miles) X Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
62.8km (39.0 miles) Y Mount Taurus quarry (Mt Taurus quarry; Bull Hill quarry; Verplanck quarry), Cold Spring, Town of Philipstown, Putnam Co., New York, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) Z Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) 0 Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
63.2km (39.3 miles) 1 Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
64.1km (39.8 miles) 2 Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
64.4km (40.0 miles) 3 Gotta-Walden Prospect, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
64.9km (40.3 miles) 4 Bear Mountain, Bear Mountain State Park, Orange Co., New York, USA
66.2km (41.1 miles) 5 Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
68.8km (42.7 miles) 6 Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
70.0km (43.5 miles) 7 Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
78.4km (48.7 miles) 8 State Route 189 road cut, Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
82.3km (51.1 miles) 9 Route 11 road cuts, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
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