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Teabo Mine, Rockaway Township, Morris Co., New Jersey, USAi
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Teabo MineMine
Rockaway TownshipTownship
Morris Co.County
New JerseyState

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 74° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Ref.: The Iron Mines of New Jersey (1910), Bayley: 11, 406-407; NJ State Geol. Annual Rpts.: (1855): 195-196; (1868): 587-588; (1873): 45; (1879): 36; (1880): 107; (1883): 111; (1884): 88; (1885): 101; (1886): 151-152; (1890): 62; (1891): 246; (1901): 142; (1902): 120; (1903):104; (1904): 298; (1906): 176; (1907): 172; The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 94. A major New Jersey iron mine in magnetite ore. Started and closed before 1855. Reopened about 1866 and closed the same year, then 1902-1903, 1905-1907. Ore deposit was the Teabo vein with three ore shoots (5 feet wide, 16 feet wide & 18 feet wide). Workings included 4 shafts (200 feet deep - early 1800's; 2 at 460 feet & 355 feet (1880) & 240 feet (1902).

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3 valid minerals.

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Reference: NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.
'Feldspar Group'
Colour: White.
Reference: NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley: 407; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.
'Mica Group'
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley: 407; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley: 407; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1856): 196.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2

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