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Mesolite from
State Route 57 zeolite occurrence (Georgetown locality; Connerie's store), Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Occurrence
Classification
Species:Mesolite
Formula:Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Comments:At least some of what has been considered natrolite (visually) from this locality proved to be mesolite (EDS), though other crystals could still be natrolite.
Habit:acicular, radiating
Colour:white
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:P Cristofono collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mesolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Route 57 zeolite occurrence (Georgetown locality; Connerie's store), Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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74.6km (46.3 miles) Lower New Street quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
75.6km (47.0 miles) Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
80.3km (49.9 miles) New Jersey Railroad cut, Bergen Hill, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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