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Dickite from
State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Dickite
Formula:Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Comments:nepheline-sodalite rock has been extensively replaced by fine-grained bluish-gray dickite and white natrolite.
Habit:massive
Colour:bluish-gray
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (circa 1980s), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Dickite data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Dickite
20.0km (12.4 miles) Sunset Quartzite Quarry, East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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