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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) State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.9km (3.1 miles) The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) Journey Road quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Talcott Mountain, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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