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Quartz from
Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Herkimer-style crystals to 2-3 cm in voids between baryte blades, or as drusy coatings on altered basalt
Habit:short trigonal prismatic
Colour:colorless to milky
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Baryte20 photos of Quartz associated with Baryte at this locality.
Limonite8 photos of Quartz associated with Limonite at this locality.
Malachite3 photos of Quartz associated with Malachite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite3 photos of Quartz associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Azurite3 photos of Quartz associated with Azurite at this locality.
Iron-bearing Dolomite3 photos of Quartz associated with Iron-bearing Dolomite at this locality.
Bitumen2 photos of Quartz associated with Bitumen at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Siderite2 photos of Quartz associated with Siderite at this locality.
Aragonite1 photo of Quartz associated with Aragonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (4 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.9km (0.5 miles) 135 Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.8 miles) Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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