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Smoky Quartz from
Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Habit:anhedral grains and masses
Colour:gray to black
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Albini, A.J. and Moritz, H. (2013), Collecting samarskite at the historic Spinelli prospect, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut. The 40th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy, 8.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smoky Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Smoky Quartz
1.1km (0.7 miles) Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.4km (2.7 miles) Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) John C. Wiarda Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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