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Aragonite from
The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Aragonite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Radiating acicular to 1 cm in voids in earthy, chocolate-brown goethite in fault veins.
Habit:Acicular with rectangular cross-section and inverted v terminations.
Colour:Colorless to white.
Luminescent properties:Blue-white under all wavelengths.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aragonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
1.7km (1.0 miles) Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.9km (3.1 miles) Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) State Route 179 road cut (State Route 4 road cut Collinsville), Burlington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.4km (11.4 miles) Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.4km (11.5 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
25.5km (15.9 miles) Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
25.8km (16.1 miles) Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
26.4km (16.4 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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