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Quartz from
Huckleberry Hill, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Hill
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Formation:Primary
Comments:Crystals to 15 cm
Habit:Stubby prismatic "corn cob" habit, or parallel-growth typically with only terminations showing
Colour:Milky, smoky to amethystine.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rowan M. Lytle; Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Limonite3 photos of Quartz associated with Limonite at this locality.
Pyrite3 photos of Quartz associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Garnet Group3 photos of Quartz associated with Garnet Group at this locality.
Diopside3 photos of Quartz associated with Diopside at this locality.
Chalcedony2 photos of Quartz associated with Chalcedony at this locality.
Manganese Dendrites2 photos of Quartz associated with Manganese Dendrites at this locality.
Microcline1 photo of Quartz associated with Microcline at this locality.
Muscovite1 photo of Quartz associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Huckleberry Hill, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
1.7km (1.1 miles) A Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) B State Route 179 road cut (State Route 4 road cut Collinsville), Burlington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) C Canton Lead Mines (Cherry Brook lead mine; Dyer Farm zinc mine), Rattlesnake Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) D Knapp Prospect, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) E Ratlum Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.4 miles) F Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) G Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) H State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.5km (7.7 miles) I Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) J Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) K Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) L Rock Brook, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.7km (9.2 miles) M Torringford, Torrington (Wolcottville), Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) N Hurley Hill, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.6km (9.7 miles) O Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.6km (9.7 miles) P State Route 189 road cut, Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.7km (9.7 miles) Q State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) R State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) S Pegmatite quarry, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.3 miles) T Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) U North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) V The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) W Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) X Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Y Mountain Top Trucking quarry, Torrington (Wolcottville), Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.8 miles) Z 135 Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) 0 Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) 1 Torrington (Wolcottville), Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) 2 Thomaston Dam pegmatite, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) 3 State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) 4 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) 5 Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.9 miles) 6 Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) 7 Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) 8 Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
20.3km (12.6 miles) 9 State Route 20 road cut, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
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