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Agate from
Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Road
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Agate
Colour:Typical (for the Orenaug Basalt) bands of white, blue-gray, smoky brown.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Bill Barrett collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Agate data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bates' Rock Road, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Agate
5.7km (3.5 miles) O & G Woodbury Quarry (Orenaug Quarry; O & G No. 1 Quarry), Orenaug Hills, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) Watertown, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) Cheshire Traprock Quarry, Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
36.9km (22.9 miles) Foxon quarry, Foxon, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) Torringford, Torrington (Wolcottville), Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
39.0km (24.3 miles) East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
40.8km (25.3 miles) North Branford Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock Company Quarry; Tilcon-Tomasso Quarry; Tilcon North Branford Quarry), North Branford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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