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

Classification
Species:Tremolite
Formula:☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Comments:Several Yale Peabody Museum specimens show radiating to parallel aggregates of fine, brittle needle-like fibrous crystals to less than 1 cm. Typically associated with fluorapatite, dolomite and forsterite.
Habit:needle-like fibrous bundles and aggregates
Colour:white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Yale Peabody Museum collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tremolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Danburite type locality, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tremolite
5.0km (3.1 miles) Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, 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
13.6km (8.5 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts, Brewster, Southeast Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) Knapp's Quarry, Patterson, Putnam Co., New York, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) Tuckahoe and Patterson Marble Company Quarry, Patterson, Putnam Co., New York, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) State Route 111 construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
22.0km (13.7 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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