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Amethyst from
Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Comments:As scepter overgrowths on pocket milky quartz crystals.
Habit:scepters
Colour:purple
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Alfred Patrie collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Milky Quartz3 photos of Amethyst associated with Milky Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
14.2km (8.8 miles) Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.4km (8.9 miles) Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.4km (11.5 miles) The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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