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Pennsylvania Railroad cut, Mt Pleasant, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
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Diabantite
Pennsylvania Railroad cut, Mt Pleasant, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
Latitude: 40°43'53"N
Longitude: 74°3'45"W
 
 
A railroad cut through Bergen Hill (Palisades Diabase)(circa 1880's ?), in the Mt Pleasant section of Jersey City, near the city center at Journal Square. More recently used by Conrail after the bankruptcy of the Pennsylvania railroad, and also now used by the PATH commuter railroad system.

Mineral List

'Apatite'
Baryte
Calcite
Clinochlore
var: Diabantite

Copper
Galena
Magnetite
Natrolite
Opal
var: Fire Opal

Opal
var: Hydrophane

var: Opal-AN
Quartz
var: Chalcedony



12 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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References

Canfield, F.A. (1889), A Catalogue of New Jersey Minerals.

Manchester, J. G. (1931), The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineral Club Bulletin: 3(1): 58.

Peters, Joseph J. (1984), Triassic Traprock Minerals of New Jersey, Rocks & Minerals (July-August): 59: 157-183.

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