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Amethyst from
Interstate 84 (I-84; I-86; State Route 15; Wilbur Cross Highway), Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA

Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References:Bartsch, Rudolf C. B. (1940): New England Notes. Rocks & Minerals, vol. 15, no. 8, p. 274.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Interstate 84 (I-84; I-86; State Route 15; Wilbur Cross Highway), Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
28.3km (17.6 miles) Dayville, Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
39.2km (24.4 miles) Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
41.3km (25.7 miles) Burrillville, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) Notch Quarry (Lane Quarry; Amherst Quarry; Round Mountain Quarry), Amherst, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
46.2km (28.7 miles) Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
47.6km (29.6 miles) Rockland, Scituate, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
48.5km (30.1 miles) Mount Tom, Holyoke, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
52.4km (32.6 miles) Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
52.6km (32.7 miles) Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
53.3km (33.1 miles) Waterford, North Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
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