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Epidote from
Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:found in a clinochlore-apatite-orthoclase pegmatite along nearly horizontal fracture planes of a medium to coarse-grained diorite, crystals reach to at least 10 cm
Habit:radiating, elongated, striated prisms
Colour:colorless, straw-yellow, brownish yellow, yellowish green, pistachio green
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Januzzi (1976): Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State; Lapham (1957): Epidote from Hawleyville, Connecticut;
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Clinochlore3 photos of Epidote associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
4.0km (2.5 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.9km (11.7 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts, Brewster, Southeast Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
 
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