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Calcite from
State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Usually formed late, on top of dolomite and quartz. Crystals from micros to a few cm.
Habit:rhombohedral, scalenohedral or hexagonal prisms with rhombic terminations
Colour:white to pale yellow
Luminescent properties:pale pink to magenta best under MW
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
2.6km (1.6 miles) A Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) B State Routes 9 and 372 interchange, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) C Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) D North Mountain Road, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) E Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) F Trap Rock quarry, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) G Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) H Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) I The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (3.9 miles) J State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) K 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.1 miles) L State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) M Clark farm (Holler's Mine), Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) N Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) O Hawthorne Drive, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) P Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.3km (5.2 miles) Q State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) R Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) S Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) T Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
11.2km (6.9 miles) U Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) V Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
12.2km (7.6 miles) W Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.5km (7.8 miles) X Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) Y Hurley Hill, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) Z Camptonite dike, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) 0 Route 66 outcrops, Black Pond, Middlefield, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) 1 Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) 2 Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) 3 Talcott Mountain, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.6km (9.7 miles) 4 New Haven Mineral Company barite mine, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) 5 Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 6 Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 7 Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) 8 Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.8 miles) 9 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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