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

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Formation:Primary, Secondary
Comments:Mostly rock forming in pegmatite, granite gneiss and quartzite, but small to micro crystals found in Alpine clefts with dolomite or schorl.
Habit:elongated prismatic
Colour:milky, rose, smoky, clear
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Common
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 Quartz 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 Quartz
2.3km (1.4 miles) Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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
4.8km (3.0 miles) Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) Cook Quarry on Harry Wiley Farm, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) Grace Feldspar Mine, Newtown, 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
9.4km (5.9 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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