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Quartz from
Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:constituent of the schist matrix
Habit:massive
Colour:milky to smoky
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Harold Moritz collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ilmenite locality, Bridgewater, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
4.8km (3.0 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Green's Farm locality (Roxbury garnet mine; Roxbury Falls garnet mine; Garnet Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) Danbury beryl prospect, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) Roxbury Granite Quarry (upper quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
9.4km (5.9 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Cook Quarry on Harry Wiley Farm, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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