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Calcite from
Becker Quarry (Becker's Quarry), West Willington, Willington, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Formation:Primary
Comments:As rosette aggregates to around 5 mm, a late-forming mineral usually found on top of the high P-T assemblage.
Habit:flat rhombohedra, usually in rosette aggregates
Colour:white to colorless
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ague, J. J. (1995): Deep Crustal Growth of Quartz, Kyanite and Garnet into Large-Aperature, fluid-filled fractures, northeastern Connecticut, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology: 13: 299-314.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Calcite associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Becker Quarry (Becker's Quarry), West Willington, Willington, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
13.8km (8.6 miles) A Interstate 84 (I-84; I-86; State Route 15; Wilbur Cross Highway), Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) B Mansfield Hollow Dam, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) C US Route 6 Willimantic Bypass expressway road cuts, Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
23.7km (14.7 miles) D Sturbridge Graphite Mine (Tantiusques Mine; Winthrop Lead Mine), Sturbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
27.9km (17.3 miles) E Monson quarries (Flynt quarries), Monson, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
32.1km (20.0 miles) F Palmer, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
32.2km (20.0 miles) G West Thompson Dam, West Thompson, Thompson, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) H Lisbon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
37.4km (23.2 miles) I Trinity Ridge, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
37.5km (23.3 miles) J Rocky Hill Quarry, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
39.2km (24.4 miles) K Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
39.4km (24.5 miles) L State Route 20 road cut, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
39.5km (24.6 miles) M Route 187 Road Cut, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.2km (24.9 miles) N Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.2km (25.0 miles) O Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.3km (25.1 miles) P State Route 189 road cut, Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.4km (25.1 miles) Q Carr Brook Waterfall, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
40.4km (25.1 miles) R Tariffville Gorge, Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
40.8km (25.3 miles) S Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
40.8km (25.4 miles) T Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
41.3km (25.7 miles) U 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
42.2km (26.2 miles) V Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
43.5km (27.0 miles) W The Woodlands, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
43.6km (27.1 miles) X Talcott Mountain (King Phillip's Cave), Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
43.7km (27.2 miles) Y Fenn Road, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
44.4km (27.6 miles) Z State Route 9 & State Route 71 Interchange, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
44.7km (27.8 miles) 0 Talcott Mountain, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
44.7km (27.8 miles) 1 Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
44.9km (27.9 miles) 2 Arute Field, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
46.2km (28.7 miles) 3 Belchertown, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
46.6km (29.0 miles) 4 Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
46.8km (29.1 miles) 5 Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
47.0km (29.2 miles) 6 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
47.3km (29.4 miles) 7 State Routes 9 and 372 interchange, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
47.5km (29.5 miles) 8 State Route 4 road cut, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
47.7km (29.6 miles) 9 State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
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