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Rose Quartz from
Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:On display at the Joe Webb Peoples museum, attributed to "Cobalt", but as this locality is the only significant pegmatite in the village, it is the likely source.
Habit:massive
Colour:pink
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Joe Webb Peoples Museum, Exley Science Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rose Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Great Hill Pond Brook pegmatite, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Rose Quartz
3.0km (1.9 miles) Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.7 miles) Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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