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Epistilbite from
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Municipality
Classification
Species:Epistilbite
Formula:CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Comments:"as microscopic monoclinic crystals, and as white fibers in a cavity in pyroxene...verified by x-ray diffraction analysis" Pawloski (1965). But questioned by Tschernich (1992).
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Pawloski, John A. (1965): Two Intersting Zeolites from Connecticut. Rocks and Minerals: 40(7): 494.; Tschernich, Rudy W. (1992): Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press, Phoenix: 154.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epistilbite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epistilbite
26.6km (16.5 miles) Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
39.5km (24.5 miles) State Route 8 exit 37, Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
83.6km (51.9 miles) Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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