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Apatite from
East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Species:'Apatite' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Minute prisms, in and among the pyroxene and penetrating the garnets.
Habit:acicular prisms
Abundance at site:Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Dana, Edward S. (1877): On the occurrence of Garnets with the Trap of New Haven, Connecticut. American Journal of Science Series 3, Volume 14, page 215.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Apatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Apatite
14.2km (8.8 miles) Leetes Quarry, Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) Hoadley Point Quarries, Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
33.4km (20.8 miles) State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.5km (21.5 miles) State Route 9 Interchange 8 - Beaver Meadow Road, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
36.9km (22.9 miles) Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
39.6km (24.6 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
41.3km (25.6 miles) Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
42.5km (26.4 miles) Hadlyme, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
45.2km (28.1 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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