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Annite from
East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Annite
Formula:KFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:f.k.a. biotite. Thin plates, scattered, subhedral, to at least 15 cm.
Habit:thin tabular, subhedral
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schairer, J. F. (1931): The Minerals of Connecticut. State Geological and Natural History Survey, Hartford, Connecticut. Bulletin 51.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Annite data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Village pegmatite, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Annite
9.2km (5.7 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.3 miles) Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
23.9km (14.8 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) Hancock Brook Dam, Plymouth, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) Thomaston Dam pegmatite, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
38.1km (23.7 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
38.4km (23.9 miles) New England Mining Company Quarry (Roebling Mine; Hewitt's Mine), Upper Merryall, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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