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

Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Comments:A few specimens at Yale Peabody Museum show granular, resinous, glassy green-brown to brown material as isolated grains and aggregates to 2 cm or so.
Habit:granular
Colour:green-brown to dark brown
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Yale Peabody Museum collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Danburite type locality, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Forsterite
0.1km (0.0 miles) Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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
12.0km (7.4 miles) Redding (Reading), Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) Weston meteorite (incl Easton; Trumbull; Fairfield), Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) Forest of Dean Mine, Fort Montgomery, Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
46.9km (29.2 miles) Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
73.8km (45.9 miles) Wethersfield (1982) meteorite, Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
83.5km (51.9 miles) Warwickite type locality, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
 
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