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Epidote from
New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:nice micro-crystals in tiny voids/fracture in albite-rich matrix
Habit:rectangular prisms
Colour:olive green
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Specimen observations
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
7.3km (4.5 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.7 miles) Old Mine Park (Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
8.3km (5.1 miles) Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
11.2km (6.9 miles) State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) Sky Ridge railroad cut, Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
16.0km (10.0 miles) Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
16.3km (10.1 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
19.1km (11.9 miles) Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.2km (13.1 miles) Exit 24 Interstate highway 95, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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