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Pochuck Mine (Pochuk Mine), McAfee, Vernon Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 10' North , 74° 33' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.16667,-74.55000
GeoHash:G#: dr6fpw4m5
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A former Fe mine in limonite & hematite ore located about 2.5 miles NE of Hamburg and about 1 mile West of Mc Afee. Started 1836 & closed by 1854 but reactivated by Col. Joseph Edsall. Active in 1868, '69 & '71. Closed by 1876 & abandoned by 1881.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley: 61.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Jack Baum

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Nontronite'9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rogers (1836).
Kitchell (1854).
Cook (1876).
Bayley, William Shirley (1910), The Iron Mines of New Jersey, MacCrellish & Quigley, state printers, 1910: 36, 60.
Rocks & Minerals (1946): 21: 416.
Dunn, Pete J. (1995), Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits, Part 1: 92.


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