Connet Mine (Water Street Mine), Brookside, Mendham Township, Morris Co., New Jersey, USA
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 39'' South , 74° 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.7941665649, -74.5683364868|
An iron mine in magnetite ore located on the South side of the Whippany River at Brookside. Started 1869 and closed about 1875. Ore vein was 4 to 7 feet wide. Workings featured 2 tunnels (200 feet & 500 feet) Produced 4,500 tons a year of ore.
3 valid minerals.
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The Iron Mines of New Jersey (1910), Bayley:491; NJ State Geol. Annual Rpts.: (1873):25; (1879):41.