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

Locality type:Construction Site
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Many occurrences - as massive vein filling with green fluorite, clinchlore, gypsum, sulfides, beryl, phlogopite; as discrete crystals (red-orange-fluorescing) that look like little trigonal discs piled in fractures in amphibolite with pyrite and purple fluorite; as dogteeth filling little pockets in brecciated marble - these are creamy colored and fluoresce pink.
Habit:hexagonal prisms, trigonal tabular overgrown around a tiny central rhomb, scalenohedral
Colour:white to creamy
Luminescent properties:orange-red, pink
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:J. Zolan Collection; Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorite25 photos of Calcite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Quartz7 photos of Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Grossular7 photos of Calcite associated with Grossular at this locality.
Pyrite5 photos of Calcite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Beryl3 photos of Calcite associated with Beryl at this locality.
Diopside3 photos of Calcite associated with Diopside at this locality.
Scapolite2 photos of Calcite associated with Scapolite at this locality.
Marcasite1 photo of Calcite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Gypsum1 photo of Calcite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
Aragonite1 photo of Calcite associated with Aragonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
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
4.0km (2.5 miles) B State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) C Lane's Copper Mine (Fan Hill Road), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) D New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.8km (7.3 miles) E Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.8km (7.9 miles) F Stevenson Mine (Burke's Copper Mine), Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
12.8km (8.0 miles) G Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) H Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.3 miles) I Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) J Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) K Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) L Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) M Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) N West Redding grossular locality, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) O Quarry Road, Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) P Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.2km (12.0 miles) Q Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.2km (13.2 miles) R Silliman's Verd Antique Quarry, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.3km (13.2 miles) S Woodbridge Mall (Amity Shopping Center), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) T Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.0km (13.6 miles) U Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) V Barcla Quarry (Clark-Barrone Quarry), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) W Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) X Unnamed Chlorite outcrop [1], Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.5km (14.0 miles) Y U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.1km (14.3 miles) Z North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) 0 Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
23.9km (14.9 miles) 1 Pine Rock Quarry (Farnham Quarry), Hamden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.5km (15.2 miles) 2 Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
24.8km (15.4 miles) 3 O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.9km (15.4 miles) 4 Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.0km (16.2 miles) 5 Old lead mine, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.1 miles) 6 East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.1km (17.5 miles) 7 O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
28.2km (17.5 miles) 8 Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) 9 Fair Haven, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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