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Quartz from
"Foothold Cleft", Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Some have phantoms of kaolinite or chlorite. Size ranges from 3mm to 3cm.
Habit:well formed, often doubly terminated
Colour:transparent or milky
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Rowan M. Lytle Collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Adularia4 photos of Quartz associated with Adularia at this locality.
Chlorite Group2 photos of Quartz associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Kaolinite1 photo of Quartz associated with Kaolinite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view "Foothold Cleft", Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Bishop Hill Schorl Locality, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) B Vespa stone quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) C Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) D Becker Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) E Clark Hill prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) F Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) G State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.4km (2.8 miles) H Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) I Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) J State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) K Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) L Middle Haddam, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) M Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) N Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.6 miles) O Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) P Eureka Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) Q Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) R Bailey prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) S Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) T Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) U Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) V Synnott Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) W Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.7km (4.8 miles) X Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) Y Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Z Unnamed amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.1 miles) 0 Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) 1 Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.3km (5.2 miles) 2 Unnamed SE quarry (molybdenite locality), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) 3 Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) 4 Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) 5 State Route 2 roadcut, Marlborough, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) 6 Feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) 7 Tidewater feldspar quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) 8 Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) 9 The Feldspar Corp. Quarry, White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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