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Benson Mines, Benson, Star Lake, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
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Latitude: 44°10'35"N
Longitude: 74°59'51"W
 
 
An iron mine located at Benson near Fine. The ore is low-grade magnetite hosted in banded, garnetiferous, pyritic gneiss. 1,500 feet long, 200 feet wide and 20 to 50 feet deep (1937).

Mineral List

Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Baryte
Bornite
Calcite
Chabazite-Ca
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Chrysoberyl
Corundum
Covellite
Dolomite
Dumortierite
'Feldspar Group'
'var: Sunstone'
Ferrohögbomite-2N2S
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
'Garnet'
Goethite
Hematite
Hercynite
Ilmenite
Isokite
Magnetite
Microcline
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
var: Sericite ?
Phlogopite
Pyrite
Pyrophyllite
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Rutile
Sanidine
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorzalite ?
Siderite
Sillimanite
Spinel
Strontianite
Uraninite
Vivianite
Wagnerite
Zircon


49 entries listed. 44 valid minerals.

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References

Rocks & Min.:12:9;
New York State Museum Bull. 223,224;
Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 114.

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