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Quartz from
Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:mostly in "a quartz core, at least 2 feet thick" (Cameron et al 1954) and as anhedral grains in other zones.
Habit:anhedral
Colour:grey to black
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Cameron, E., et al., (1954), Pegmatite Investigations 1942-45 New England, U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 255; Davis, Fred E. and Stefan Nicolescu. (2011): Samarskite Rediscovered at the Spinelli Prospect, Glastonbury, Connecticut. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History: 52(1):135-152.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
1.1km (0.7 miles) Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) East Glastonbury Quarry (Curtis Quarry), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Knob Hill Quarry, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) Carini Quarry, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Blumenthal prospect, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.4km (2.7 miles) Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.8 miles) Roaring Brook Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) John C. Wiarda Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.4km (3.3 miles) State Route 2 roadcut, Marlborough, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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