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Pyroxene Group from
East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:'Pyroxene Group' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:minute dark-green crystals, destitute of luster; they are crowded together on the surface of the rock. These crystals are strictly pseudomorphs after pyroxene, for though having unquestionably its form, they are so soft as to be easily cut with a knife (Dana, 1877)
Habit:altered to chlorite
Colour:green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
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.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyroxene Group data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Rock, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyroxene Group
39.6km (24.6 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
40.1km (24.9 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
45.6km (28.3 miles) Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
46.6km (29.0 miles) Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
49.9km (31.0 miles) Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
49.9km (31.0 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
63.3km (39.4 miles) Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
70.9km (44.1 miles) Mahopac Mines (Hill Mine; German Flats Mine), Carmel, Putnam Co., New York, USA
81.6km (50.7 miles) Croft Mine, Oscawana Corners, Town of Putnam Valley, Putnam Co., New York, USA
 
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