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Calcite from
2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Large rhombs up to 3-4 cm on an edge, grading down to drusy linings.
Habit:scalenohedral to rhombohedral
Colour:orange-yellow to white
Luminescent properties:yellow to white
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Prehnite2 photos of Calcite associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Mordenite1 photo of Calcite associated with Mordenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
1.6km (1.0 miles) A Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) B Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) C Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) D Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) E The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) F Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) G State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) H Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) I State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) J Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) K State Routes 9 and 372 interchange, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) L Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) M Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) N State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) O North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) P Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) Q Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.7km (6.6 miles) R Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) S State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.2km (7.6 miles) T Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) U Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) V Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) W Talcott Mountain, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) X Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) Y Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (10.0 miles) Z Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 0 Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.8 miles) 1 Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) 2 Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 3 Route 66 outcrops, Black Pond, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) 4 Hurley Hill, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) 5 Talcott Mountain (King Phillip's Cave), Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.3km (11.4 miles) 6 Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
18.4km (11.4 miles) 7 Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) 8 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.2km (13.1 miles) 9 Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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