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Chalcopyrite from
U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Comments:Microcrystals in Alpine cleft.
Habit:crude tetragonal scalenohedral
Colour:golden metallic
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Januzzi, Ronald E. (1994), Mineral Data Book - Western Connecticut and Environs. The Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.; former Ronald Januzzi collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
3.0km (1.8 miles) Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.1 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
10.4km (6.4 miles) Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.8km (8.6 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
14.1km (8.8 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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