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Datolite from
Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Comments:Pockets with abundant crystals to around 1 cm were common during site development.
Habit:complex chisel-tipped crystals, granular
Colour:white to lime green
Luminescent properties:patchy bright green under SW UV
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Amethyst1 photo of Datolite associated with Amethyst at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Datolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Datolite
1.1km (0.7 miles) Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.2 miles) Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) Roaring Brook, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.9km (10.5 miles) Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
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