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

Locality type:Road
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Habit:rhombohedral, scalenohedral
Colour:white, pale yellow
Luminescent properties:magenta/pink to red, best under MW, SW similar but usually weaker
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bill Barrett collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
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
5.4km (3.3 miles) C Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) D O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) E Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) F Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) G 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) H Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.0 miles) I Stevenson Mine (Burke's Copper Mine), Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) J Kyanite locality (Judds Bridge locality), Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) K U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) L Old lead mine, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) M New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) N Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.8km (10.5 miles) O Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) P Lane's Copper Mine (Fan Hill Road), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Q Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) R State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) S Blue Stone Quarry, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
20.6km (12.8 miles) T Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) U North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) V Advance Stone Quarry, Boardman's Bridge, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) W Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.5km (14.6 miles) X 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
23.8km (14.8 miles) Y Interstate 84 interchange 26, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.6km (15.3 miles) Z Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.2km (15.7 miles) 0 Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) 1 Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
26.0km (16.1 miles) 2 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.0km (16.2 miles) 3 West Redding grossular locality, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.8km (16.7 miles) 4 State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
27.0km (16.8 miles) 5 Cheshire Barytes Company barite mine (Stamford Manufacturing Company barite mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
27.3km (16.9 miles) 6 Barcla Quarry (Clark-Barrone Quarry), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) 7 Woodbridge Mall (Amity Shopping Center), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.8km (17.9 miles) 8 New Haven Mineral Company barite mine, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.9km (17.9 miles) 9 Jinny Hill Mine (Cheshire Barite Mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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