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McDowell's Quarry (Osborne and Marsellis Quarry), Upper Montclair, Montclair Township, Essex Co., New Jersey, USAi
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McDowell's Quarry (Osborne and Marsellis Quarry)Quarry
Upper Montclair- not defined -
Montclair TownshipTownship
Essex Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 50' 44'' North , 74° 12' 46'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Upper Montclair11,565 (2017)1.0km
Cedar Grove12,457 (2017)1.5km
Montclair39,701 (2017)2.2km
Little Falls10,688 (2017)2.6km
Brookdale9,239 (2017)2.8km


A quarry in Watchung Basalt and Newark series sandstone (brownstone). Located about 1/3 mile NW of the Montclair RR station. Closed 1918.

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20 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.;Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 155; Rocks & Minerals (1943): 18: 332-333; Drake, H.Y. (1984); Rocks & Minerals: 59: 157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Gypsum var. Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
'Heulandite'
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Cacholong variety.
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Quartz var. Agate
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
Quartz var. Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Quartz var. Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Description: Bluish-gray
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Quartz var. Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: School of Mines Quarterly: 16:230-231, Moses, A.J. (1895); Rocks & Min.: 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Formula: M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; Rocks & Min.: 18:332-333 (1943), Drake, H.Y.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
'Wad'
Formula: Mn, O, H
Reference: Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var. Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var. Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var. Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var. Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Stilbite subgroup'-M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Wad'-Mn, O, H

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Gypsum
var. Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Heulandite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var. Agate
-SiO2
var. Amethyst-SiO2
var. Chalcedony-SiO2
var. Rock Crystal-SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Wad'-Mn, O, H

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H WadMn, O, H
H Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
O Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
O Quartz var. Rock CrystalSiO2
O Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O WadMn, O, H
O Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
Si Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
Si Quartz var. Rock CrystalSiO2
Si Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn WadMn, O, H
FeIron
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1

References

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Mineral Industry of New Jersey for 1911: 26
Manchester, J.G. (1931). Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, NY Mineralogical Club
Rocks & Minerals (1943): 18: 332-333.
Mason B. (1960), Trap Rock Minerals of New Jersey: 8.
Drake, H.Y. (1984). Rocks & Minerals: 59: 157-183.

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