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Beryl from
U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Beryl
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Formation:Primary
Comments:Subhedral crystals found in pegmatite matrix.
Habit:elongated prisms
Colour:pale yellow-green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70 (6): 396; Januzzi, Ronald E. (1994), Mineral Data Book - Western Connecticut and Environs. The Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Beryl data
Locality Data:Click here to view U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Beryl
2.3km (1.4 miles) Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.3km (11.4 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.9km (12.4 miles) East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
20.3km (12.6 miles) Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
21.3km (13.3 miles) Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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