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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.
Ferroan Dolomite3 photos of Quartz associated with Ferroan 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
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.9km (0.5 miles) A 135 Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.4km (0.8 miles) B Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) C The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) D State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) E Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) F 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) G 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) H Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) I Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) J State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.6 miles) K Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) L North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) M New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) N Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) O Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) P Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Q Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) R State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) S Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) T Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) U Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) V Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) W Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.8km (8.6 miles) X Hurley Hill, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Y Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) Z Roaring Brook Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) 0 John C. Wiarda Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) 1 Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) 2 Unnamed prospects, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) 3 Gas pipeline excavation, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) 4 Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) 5 Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.7km (9.1 miles) 6 Griswold Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.3 miles) 7 Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
15.0km (9.3 miles) 8 Carini Quarry, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) 9 Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
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