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Amethyst from
Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Formation:Primary
Comments:As scepter overgrowths on other quartz.
Habit:short to complex scepter overgrowths on prismatic quartz
Colour:light purple, zoned
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Clark, Bill. (2001). Connecticut Quartz: Interesting Specimens from a former Collecting Site. Rock & Gem: 31(8).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
14.5km (9.0 miles) Dayville, Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) Rockland, Scituate, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
31.5km (19.5 miles) Burrillville, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
33.3km (20.7 miles) Diamond Hill (Ashaway Village), Ashaway, Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
34.2km (21.3 miles) Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
36.8km (22.9 miles) Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) Roger Williams Park, Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
38.1km (23.7 miles) Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
39.2km (24.4 miles) Interstate 84 (I-84; I-86; State Route 15; Wilbur Cross Highway), Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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