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Adularia from
Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:K Feldspar var: Adularia
Formula:KAlSi3O8
Comments:Micro crystals to 5 mm or so in cavities with quartz and chlorite.
Habit:wedge-shaped prisms
Colour:white
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Jeremy Zolan- Examples observed 2/27/2007; Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz6 photos of Adularia associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Adularia data
Locality Data:Click here to view Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Adularia
10.9km (6.7 miles) Derby, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7003 Main Street; 7003 State Route 110), Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
19.2km (12.0 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
20.8km (13.0 miles) State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
27.0km (16.8 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
36.6km (22.7 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
40.7km (25.3 miles) Taine Mountain, Burlington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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