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Tourmaline from
Danburite type locality, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Comments:No details given by Manchester (1931) or Schairer (1931) except color. Not found in descriptions from 19th century American Journal of Science. Not seen on specimens preserved at Yale Peabody Museum.
Colour:brown
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Manchester, James G. (1931): The Minerals of New York City and Its Environs. New York Mineralogical Club Bulletin: 3 (1): 70.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Danburite type locality, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
1.7km (1.1 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) Casey Quarry (Ridgefield pegmatite), Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.4km (12.0 miles) Great Ring Farm, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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