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Amethyst from
State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Comments:In fault veins usually as plates of parallel crystals grading to colorless quartz.
Habit:short prismatic to prismless
Colour:purple
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Januzzi, Ronald E. (1976), Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State. The Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
2.6km (1.6 miles) Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.1 miles) State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.1km (5.6 miles) Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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