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Amethyst from
Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Brace, John P. (1823), Miscellaneous Localities of Minerals. American Journal of Science: s.1, 6: 250-1.
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 Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Localities for Amethyst in this Region
Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Sawteeth Acres, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
6.8km (4.2 miles) A O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) B Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) C Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.9km (20.5 miles) D Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
33.2km (20.6 miles) E Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) F Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) G Foxon quarry, Foxon, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
35.1km (21.8 miles) H Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) I McLay Avenue, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) J Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
36.1km (22.4 miles) K Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
36.4km (22.6 miles) L High Street and Interstate 95 interchange, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
36.7km (22.8 miles) M East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) N State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) O Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
39.6km (24.6 miles) P Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.4km (25.1 miles) Q Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
40.7km (25.3 miles) R Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
41.8km (26.0 miles) S State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
42.3km (26.3 miles) T Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
43.8km (27.2 miles) U Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
44.8km (27.8 miles) V Huckleberry Hill, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
46.2km (28.7 miles) W The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
46.5km (28.9 miles) X Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
46.6km (29.0 miles) Y Canton Lead Mines (Cherry Brook lead mine; Dyer Farm zinc mine), Rattlesnake Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
48.2km (29.9 miles) Z 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
49.4km (30.7 miles) 0 Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
53.4km (33.2 miles) 1 Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
58.7km (36.5 miles) 2 Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
64.2km (39.9 miles) 3 Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
65.2km (40.5 miles) 4 Valhalla, Mount Pleasant, Westchester Co., New York, USA
78.4km (48.7 miles) 5 Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
78.8km (48.9 miles) 6 Route 11 road cuts, Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
80.4km (49.9 miles) 7 Wesley Hills, Town of Ramapo, Rockland Co., New York, USA
87.6km (54.4 miles) 8 Dodgewood Road, The Bronx (Bronx Co.), New York City, New York, USA
92.4km (57.4 miles) 9 Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA
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