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Quartz from
Long Hill quartz locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Habit:elongated 6-sided prisms with rhombohedral terminations. Larger crystals tend to be subparallel aggregates with myraid small terminations along the prism faces surrounding one dominant central termination.
Colour:clear to white
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Williams (circa 1945 and 1899); Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Long Hill quartz locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.3km (0.2 miles) A Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.3km (0.2 miles) B Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) C Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) D Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) E Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) F Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) G Arnold Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) H Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) I Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.0km (1.2 miles) J Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) K Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) L Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (2.0 miles) M Hill above the parsonage, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) N Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) O Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) P Tourmaline locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Q Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.6 miles) R Thulite locality (Walkley Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) S Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) T State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) U Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) V Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) W Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) X Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) Y East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) Z Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) 0 Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) 1 Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) 2 Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.4 miles) 3 Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.4 miles) 4 Bailey prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) 5 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) 6 Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) 7 Sillimanite type locality, Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.6 miles) 8 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.0km (5.0 miles) 9 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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