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Microcline from
East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Microcline
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Comments:Locality apparently quarried for this mineral, which is coarse-grained and has graphic granite texture, in part.
Habit:subhedral
Colour:tan to gray
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Crowley, William Patrick. (1968): The Bedrock Geology of the Long Hill and Bridgeport Quadrangles. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Quadrangle Report No. 24, p. 73.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Microcline
4.8km (3.0 miles) Lane's Copper Mine (Fan Hill Road), Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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
12.0km (7.4 miles) Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) Grace Feldspar Mine, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
14.9km (9.3 miles) Cook Quarry on Harry Wiley Farm, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
17.6km (11.0 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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