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Marialite from
Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Construction Site
Classification
Species:Marialite
Formula:Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Comments:As large radiating acicular masses in the amphibolite associated with microcline, oligoclase, quartz, sulfides and clinochlore. Also along contact zones of the amphibolite with the cross-cutting quartz-topaz-fluorite-muscovite veins associated with phlogopite and beryl.
Habit:radiating acicular
Colour:white, pale to dark green
Luminescent properties:pink to lavender
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrrhotite3 photos of Marialite associated with Pyrrhotite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marialite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Marialite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
36.9km (22.9 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
74.6km (46.4 miles) Hogencamp Mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
78.3km (48.6 miles) Conklin Limestone Company quarry (Falls Village Quarry), Falls Village, Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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