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Wawayanda Mine, Wawayanda Mountain, Vernon, Vernon Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 11' 51'' North , 74° 27' 27'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Highland Lake4,933 (2017)2.3km
Vernon Center1,713 (2017)4.0km
Vernon Valley1,626 (2017)5.0km
Warwick6,823 (2017)10.5km
West Milford26,968 (2017)10.5km


A former Fe mine in magnetite ore located 2.2 km (7,200 feet) E of vernon, about 2½ miles NE of Wawayanda Lake on Wawayanda Mountain. Started before 1854 and reopened 1873-1877, 1880-1881, 1887 and 1890- ?. 3 ore veins 4 to 20 feet wide.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 97.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: The Iron Mines of NJ (1910), Bayley: 311-312.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 97.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1854): 34-36.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1855): 163.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1868): 636-637.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1873): 71.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1879): 81.
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1880): 115.
Bayley, William Shirley (1910), The Iron Mines of New Jersey, MacCrellish & Quigley, state printers, 1910: 311-312.
Manchester, J. G. (1931), The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineral Club Bulletin: 3(1): 97.

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