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Garnet Group from
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:'Garnet Group' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:X3Z2(SiO4)3
Comments:micaceous, spongy, rusty pseudomorph after an unknown garnet species in the pegmatite
Habit:trapezohedral pseudomorph
Colour:rusty
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Ronald Januzzi collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Garnet Group data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Garnet Group
5.2km (3.2 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Titicus Mica Quarry, Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.4 miles) Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
14.4km (8.9 miles) Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.6km (9.7 miles) Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
16.8km (10.4 miles) Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) Buresch Quarry, Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
 
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