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Epidote from
Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:subhedral radiating bladed crystals in quartz, may be clinozoisite.
Habit:radiating blades
Colour:brownish-green
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Walter D. Munson (of Southbury) collection, donated to Northwest Connecticut Community College in 1974.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Clinochlore3 photos of Epidote associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Localities for Epidote in this Region
Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
4.5km (2.8 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.3km (5.1 miles) New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.3km (5.2 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
15.2km (9.5 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.9 miles) State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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