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Quartz from
Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Crystals to 1 cm, commonly colored green or red by chlorite or hematite inclusions. Also commonly penetrated by goethite fibers.
Habit:very short prismatic or quartzoid, commonly doubly-terminated
Colour:colorless to white
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Powell, Richard C. and Wolfgang Vogt. (1987), Cinque Quarry, A Suburban Site in Connecticut Makes Collecting a Cinch. Rock and Gem: (6): 36-39.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Goethite16 photos of Quartz associated with Goethite at this locality.
Calcite15 photos of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Hematite8 photos of Quartz associated with Hematite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.1km (0.1 miles) A McLay Avenue, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) B Fair Haven, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) C Foxon quarry, Foxon, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) D High Street and Interstate 95 interchange, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) E East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) F Mill Rock, Hamden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) G North Branford Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock Company Quarry; Tilcon-Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon North Branford Quarry), North Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) H Gold prospects, West Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
10.1km (6.3 miles) I Leetes Quarry, Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) J Norcross Quarry (Norcross Granite Gneiss Rock Quarries; Stony Creek Quarry; Castellucci Quarry), Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) K Woodbridge Mall (Amity Shopping Center), Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) L Hoadley Point Quarries, Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
12.5km (7.7 miles) M Lambert Road serpentinite, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) N Quarry Road, Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.7 miles) O Baldwin Quarry (Milford Quarry), Milford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) P Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.7km (12.3 miles) Q Jinny Hill Mine (Cheshire Barite Mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
20.4km (12.7 miles) R Arsenic and nickel mine (Nickel Mine Brook), Seymour, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
20.5km (12.8 miles) S Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.8km (12.9 miles) T Rockland Preserve, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.7km (13.5 miles) U Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.7km (13.5 miles) V Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
22.3km (13.9 miles) W Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.4km (15.2 miles) X Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
24.6km (15.3 miles) Y Cheshire Barytes Company barite mine (Stamford Manufacturing Company barite mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) Z Hammonassett Beach, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.1 miles) 0 Interstate 84 interchange 26, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
27.6km (17.2 miles) 1 East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) 2 New Haven Mineral Company barite mine, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) 3 Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.3km (17.6 miles) 4 Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.5km (17.7 miles) 5 Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) 6 Porter Hill Road roadcut, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.0km (18.0 miles) 7 State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) 8 Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
29.5km (18.4 miles) 9 Roberts Mica prospect, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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