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

Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Comments:Included in a list of minerals without details, but plausible for the geology.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Januzzi, Ronald E. (1994), Mineral Data Book - Western Connecticut and Environs. The Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite 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 Forsterite
6.7km (4.2 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Danburite type locality, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
20.8km (12.9 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
28.6km (17.8 miles) Weston meteorite (incl Easton; Trumbull; Fairfield), Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
51.3km (31.9 miles) Forest of Dean Mine, Fort Montgomery, Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
52.4km (32.5 miles) Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
66.6km (41.4 miles) Wethersfield (1982) meteorite, Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
89.6km (55.7 miles) Warwickite type locality, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
 
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