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Garnet Group from
East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:'Garnet Group' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:X3Z2(SiO4)3
Comments:References provide no details, but its occurrence is very plausible.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schairer, J. F. (1931): The Minerals of Connecticut. State Geological and Natural History Survey, Hartford Conn. Bull. 51.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Garnet Group data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Garnet Group
9.4km (5.8 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
22.8km (14.1 miles) Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
22.8km (14.2 miles) Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
23.7km (14.8 miles) Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.9km (14.8 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
24.6km (15.3 miles) Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
27.2km (16.9 miles) East Main Street construction site, Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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