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Datolite from
Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Datolite
Formula:CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Comments:Well-formed glassy crystals in voids, from a druse to about 1 cm.
Habit:Typical roughly equant complexly formed.
Colour:Pale lime green.
Luminescent properties:Spotty bright green zones under SW UV.
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Datolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Interstate 691 and State Route 10 Interchange, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Datolite
5.2km (3.2 miles) Hubbard Park Quartz locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) Pillow lava locality, Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
8.0km (4.9 miles) Meriden Trap Rock Quarry (Lane's Quarry), Meriden, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) Roaring Brook, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) Tomasso Quarry (Tilcon Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon Quarry; Arborio Quarry), Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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