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Greenwood mine (Patterson mine), Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
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Latitude: 41°15'54"N
Longitude: 74°6'49"W
 
 
An iron mine in magnetite ore located 5 miles North of the old Greenwood Furnace (no longer on maps) & southeast of Arden in Tuxedo. One of the Greenwood group of mines. Host rock is hornblende gneiss.

Mineral List

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Biotite'
Chalcopyrite
Diopside
Enstatite
Epidote ?
Fluorapatite
Magnetite
Molybdenite
Phlogopite
Potassic- fluoro-hastingsite (TL)
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Zircon


15 entries listed. 13 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Lupulescu, M.V., Rakovan, J., Darby Dyar, M., Robinson, G.W., Hughes, J.M. (2009): Fluoro-potassichastingsite from the Greenwood Mine, Orange County, New York: a new end-member calcic amphibole. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 909-916.

The Geology of Orange Co., Geol. Survey of NY, Reis, Heinrich (1895): 454. NY State Museum Bull. Nos. 249-250, Magnetic Iron Deposits of SE NY, Clarke, John M. (Sep-Oct 1921): Index Map, 44 & 97.

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