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

Classification
Species:Pectolite
Formula:NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Comments:Radiating aggregates in fractures in gneiss.
Habit:acicular
Colour:white
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Ronald Januzzi collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Apophyllite2 photos of Pectolite associated with Apophyllite at this locality.
Stilbite subgroup1 photo of Pectolite associated with Stilbite subgroup at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pectolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pectolite
15.4km (9.6 miles) O & G Southbury Quarry (Silliman Quarry; O & G No. 2 Quarry), Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.6km (14.6 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
48.3km (30.0 miles) Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
51.2km (31.8 miles) New York City Aquaduct openings, Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., New York, USA
51.2km (31.8 miles) Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., New York, USA
54.0km (33.6 miles) Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
55.3km (34.4 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
56.7km (35.3 miles) Haverstraw, Rockland Co., New York, USA
56.9km (35.3 miles) Rockland Lake Landing, Rockland Lake, Haverstraw, Rockland Co., New York, USA
 
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