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Amethyst from
O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Habit:drusy to coarse-grained vesicle linings
Colour:purple, usually concentrated in the terminations
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 407.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite3 photos of Amethyst associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
2.2km (1.3 miles) Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.0km (1.8 miles) Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
11.9km (7.4 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.5km (20.2 miles) Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
33.3km (20.7 miles) Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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