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Calcite from
Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:small, yellow, transparent xls of calcite which were nearly cubic in form (Bartsch, 1940).
Habit:rhombohedral
Colour:yellow
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bartsch, Rudolf C. B. (1940): New England Notes. Rocks & Minerals, vol. 15, no. 8, p. 274.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
0.8km (0.5 miles) A State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) B Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) C State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.9km (3.1 miles) D The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) E Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) F Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) G North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) H Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) I State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) J Talcott Mountain, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) K Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) L Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) M Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) N State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) O 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.4km (5.9 miles) P Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.1km (6.2 miles) Q Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.0km (6.8 miles) R Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) S Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) T Hurley Hill, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) U Talcott Mountain (King Phillip's Cave), Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) V Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.8km (8.0 miles) W State Routes 9 and 372 interchange, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.0km (9.3 miles) X Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) Y Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) Z Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 0 Route 187 Road Cut, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) 1 Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
19.7km (12.2 miles) 2 State Route 189 road cut, Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.7km (12.2 miles) 3 Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
19.7km (12.2 miles) 4 Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
20.3km (12.6 miles) 5 Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) 6 New Haven Mineral Company barite mine, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
22.0km (13.7 miles) 7 Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) 8 Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.6km (14.0 miles) 9 Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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