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Smoky Quartz from
McLay Avenue, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Micro-crystals in small pockets, typically penetrated by acicular goethite.
Habit:bipyramidal with very short or no prism.
Colour:light brown to black
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Vener, Herm. (1987): Report on the Road Cut [Mclay Avenue] off Grannis St [Laurel Street] Just Past the Cinque Quarry. Triassic Valley Bulletin.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smoky Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view McLay Avenue, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Smoky Quartz
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) B Foxon quarry, Foxon, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) C High Street and Interstate 95 interchange, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) D East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) E Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
29.7km (18.4 miles) F John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
30.7km (19.1 miles) G Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
32.6km (20.3 miles) H Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
33.0km (20.5 miles) I Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
33.8km (21.0 miles) J Unnamed magnetite occurrences, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.0km (21.1 miles) K Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.0km (21.1 miles) L Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.0km (21.1 miles) M Civilian Conservation Corps Quarry (CCC Quarry; Smith Quarry; Turkey Hill quarry lot), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.2km (21.3 miles) N Forest Ridge Road, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) O Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) P Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.4km (21.4 miles) Q Arnold Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.9km (21.7 miles) R Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
34.9km (21.7 miles) S Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) T The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) U White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
35.8km (22.3 miles) V Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
36.4km (22.6 miles) W Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) X Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Y Quarry Hill (Brainerd Quarries; Shailor Quarries), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
36.6km (22.8 miles) Z Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) 0 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) 1 Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) 2 Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
38.5km (23.9 miles) 3 O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) 4 Mt. Tom prospects, Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
39.0km (24.3 miles) 5 Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
39.5km (24.5 miles) 6 Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
39.6km (24.6 miles) 7 Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
42.1km (26.2 miles) 8 Vespa stone quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
42.3km (26.3 miles) 9 Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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