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Albite-Anorthite Series from
Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:'Albite-Anorthite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:associated with allanite, fluorite, bastnaesite, pyrite, chalcopyrite in the pegmatite, species undetermined. Commonly stained brown from the decomposition of the sulfides.
Habit:anhedral
Colour:white to greenish
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (1958): The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Albite-Anorthite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Albite-Anorthite Series
15.6km (9.7 miles) Ultramafic rock bodies, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.7km (12.3 miles) Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
22.3km (13.8 miles) Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
38.9km (24.2 miles) Norcross Quarry (Norcross Granite Gneiss Rock Quarries; Stony Creek Quarry; Castellucci Quarry), Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
60.9km (37.8 miles) Sturbridge Graphite Mine (Tantiusques Mine; Winthrop Lead Mine), Sturbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
67.4km (41.9 miles) Mount Prospect complex (Prospect Hill complex; Prospect Mountain complex), Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
78.2km (48.6 miles) Belchertown, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
80.7km (50.2 miles) Metro North Train Station, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
86.1km (53.5 miles) Interstate highway 295 & State Route 7 intersection, Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
86.7km (53.8 miles) Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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