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Schorl from
Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Park
Classification
Species:Schorl
Formula:Na(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Comments:Doubly-terminated crystals up to 3cm with nice luster, none were recovered from site.
Habit:Doubly-terminated prisms
Colour:black
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mike Polletta Observation
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Schorl
8.5km (5.3 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
11.2km (7.0 miles) Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
12.5km (7.8 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.2km (9.5 miles) Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Morris Dam Quarry (East Morris Dam), Morris, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.3km (11.4 miles) Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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