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Glendon Mine (Chapin Mine), Allamuchy Mountain, Green Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USAi
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Glendon Mine (Chapin Mine)Mine
Allamuchy MountainMountain
Green TownshipTownship
Sussex CountyCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 56' North , 74° 46' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Stanhope3,410 (2017)5.9km
Andover581 (2017)6.2km
Netcong3,253 (2017)6.3km
Budd Lake8,968 (2017)7.4km
Hopatcong Hills16,267 (2017)8.1km


A former Fe mine in magnetite ore located on the NW slope of Allamuchy Mountain about 2¼ miles SW of Andover. Started about 1850 & had 4 shafts by 1868, one 70 feet deep.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Colour: Black.
Description: Crystals occur embedded in calcite pods or lenses.
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.
'Scapolite'
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley:220.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bayley, William Shirley (1910), The Iron Mines of New Jersey, MacCrellish & Quigley, state printers, 1910: 11, 220.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1855): 163.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1868): 628.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1873): 88.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1879): 86.

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