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Pyrite from
O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Grains embedded in the basalt matrix, also as micro-crystals on prehnite.
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Alfredo Petrov specimen; Garabedian, James A. (1998), Secondary Mineralization of Half-Moon Vesicles in the Mesozoic Basalt of the O&G#2 Quarry, Woodbury, Connecticut. University of Connecticut Master of Science Thesis.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Prehnite3 photos of Pyrite associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Amethyst3 photos of Pyrite associated with Amethyst at this locality.
Heulandite subgroup2 photos of Pyrite associated with Heulandite subgroup at this locality.
Apophyllite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Apophyllite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
1.7km (1.0 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.6 miles) Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
11.9km (7.4 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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