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Apophyllite from
Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Species:'Apophyllite' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Small crystals with pectolite and stilbite in fractures in the gneiss.
Habit:prismatic with pinacoid terminations
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References:Januzzi (1976): Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State; Ronald Januzzi collection.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pectolite2 photos of Apophyllite associated with Pectolite at this locality.
Stilbite subgroup2 photos of Apophyllite associated with Stilbite subgroup at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Apophyllite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Apophyllite
5.8km (3.6 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.1km (12.5 miles) State Route 57 zeolite occurrence (Georgetown locality; Connerie's store), Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
23.6km (14.6 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
30.9km (19.2 miles) Exit 24 Interstate highway 95, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
37.6km (23.4 miles) Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
38.5km (23.9 miles) New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
38.7km (24.1 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
51.4km (31.9 miles) Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
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