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172nd Street & Grand Concourse, The Bronx (Bronx Co.), New York City, New York, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 50' 27'' North , 73° 54' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tremont22,870 (2017)1.1km
Morris Heights40,982 (2017)1.2km
Morrisania23,127 (2017)1.4km
Melrose22,470 (2017)1.8km
East Tremont22,886 (2017)1.9km


A locality discovered during the excavation of a roadway underpass.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Scalenohedral; nailhed.
Description: Semi-transparent, loose ("flaoters") of calcite crystals in cavities.
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Habit: Cubic, modified by the octahedron.
Description: Small crystals.
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Colour: Iridescent multicolored.
Description: Iridescent crystals.
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26-27 & Plates 30 & 31.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O RutileTiO2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 26 & Plates 30 & 31.

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