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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
1.0km (0.6 miles) Heritage Village, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
32.9km (20.5 miles) Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
33.2km (20.6 miles) Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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