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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 02:15    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Connecticut the "Nutmeg State"


The Connecticut State thread is leaded by a Quartz mined by Vic Rzonca ( https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=8864#8864 )

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Quartz - Moosup Quarry_Moosup_Plainfield_Windham Co._Connecticut_USA.jpg
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Milky Quartz
Old railroad cut, Moosup, Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Specimen size: about 40 cm wide by 30 cm high by about 40 lbs (ca. 18 kg)
Mined by Vic Rzonca
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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 07:25    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Some for Connecticut.


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Calcite, Quartz, and Prehnite
Roncari quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut
Specimen size 7.2 x 4.7 x 4.5 cm.
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Roncari quarry East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut
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Roncari quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut
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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 09:21    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Gillette Quarry elbaite, originally from Lazard Cahn collection, label dated 20 February 1897.


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Elbaite (2.5 cm long) on Microcline, Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, CT.
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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 17:52    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Formerly the O.&G. Quarry, Southbury,CT.


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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 19:41    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

One more very old tourmaline from Connecticut. Former collections of Hugh A. Ford, Dr. Fred Pough and Frank Knechtel. I still have the very nice hand written label that came with the piece. This was once in a ricker box with 5 other tourmalines. It was too bad they where broken up on Franks passing.


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Haddam Neck
Middlesex Co., Connecticut
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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2011 20:07    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Former collection of John I. Legro with his label matching the Malachite.


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Cheshire, Connecticut
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PostPosted: Apr 28, 2011 10:49    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

This Connecticut malachite is way better than any Bisbee tourmaline I have ever seen.
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PostPosted: Apr 28, 2011 19:51    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Les

What does a Bisbee tourmaline look like. You have never showed one to me. Mindat has some other CT malachite pictures. This one was from a collection started in the mid 1800's.

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PostPosted: May 06, 2011 11:40    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Bob,

My comment was meant as a joke. I do have a nice Bisbee fluorite, however.
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PostPosted: May 15, 2011 18:41    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Minerals from Connecticut


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Prehnite, 10 cm. in diameter vug, Southbury, CT.
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Apophyllite, 8x7 cm., Southbury, CT.
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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2011 10:15    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

A Prehnite posted by nurbo here -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=7618#7618

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Prehnite - O & G Quarry_Southbury_Connecticut_USA.jpg
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O & G Quarry, Southbury, Connecticut, USA
96 x 75 x 50 mm
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2011 05:34    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

A superb Chalcocite from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA.

This wonderful specimen was exhibited in a show case of the Main Show of Tucson 2007 and Jack Halpern is the fortunate owner of it.



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Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
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PostPosted: Mar 26, 2012 09:51    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Hi I´m Antonio Jesús from Spain, here I go with my contribution.


Granate Almandino- Roxbury- Conneticut- USA- 7x5 cm.jpg
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Almandine Garnet
Green´s Farm / Roxbury, Litchfield Co, Connecticut, USA
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PostPosted: Mar 28, 2012 16:06    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Welcome Jesus!

I see that you're encouraged to expand horizons.
In this forum you will discover great people and great collectors.

Nice and interesting your piece ;)

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PostPosted: Mar 29, 2012 02:32    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

RonCal.jpg ( https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/roncal_206.jpg in https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=17284#17284 )

Very nice Calcite/Phrenite/Quartz specimen!

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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2014 21:41    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

Calcite on quartz cast after anhydrite.


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Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2 x 5.0 cm
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Calcite, Quartz
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.2 x 5.0 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 27, 2014 00:32    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Connecticut  

am mizunaka wrote:
Calcite on quartz cast after anhydrite.


Outstanding !!!

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