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Amethyst from
Windham Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:County
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Comments:From an unspecified construction site. Scepter overgrowths and complex crystals to a few cm, with drusy regular quartz, similar to material from the well-known Moosup, Conn. and Hopkinton, RI localities.
Habit:short prismatic to scepter overgrowths
Colour:purple
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
Localities for Amethyst in this Region
Dayville, Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
Amethyst locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
Quartz locality, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
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