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Quartz from
Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Road
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Typically as druzes and aggregates of prismless quartzoids formed as columnar epimorphs on now dissolved anhydrite to several cm.
Habit:bipyramidal quartzoid
Colour:milky to colorless
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bill Barrett collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
1.4km (0.9 miles) A Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.2km (1.3 miles) B O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) C Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) D Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) E Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) F O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) G Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) H Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) I Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.7 miles) J Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) K Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) L Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) M Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 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
11.7km (7.2 miles) O Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) P Flanders Road (Brushy Hill), Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Q Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) R Kyanite locality (Judds Bridge locality), Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) S Grace Feldspar Mine, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) T U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) U Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) V Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) W East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) X New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) Y Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.8km (10.5 miles) Z Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) 0 Lane's Copper Mine (Fan Hill Road), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) 1 Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) 2 Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) 3 State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) 4 Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) 5 Lane's Mine (Lane's Lead and Silver Mine; Elm Street), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) 6 Blue Stone Quarry, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.9km (11.7 miles) 7 Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.8 miles) 8 Morris Dam Quarry (East Morris Dam), Morris, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) 9 North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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