Forshee Mine, Lake Mombasha, Town of Monroe, Orange Co., New York, USA
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 16' 40'' North , 74° 11' 47'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.2778, -74.19647|
An iron mine in magnetite ore located about ½ mile SW of the O'Neil mine, about 3 miles South of Monroe and just North of Lake Mombasha. Closed 1880. Ore was in feldspathic gneiss. Workings were a pit 400 feet long by 50 feet wide and 50 feet deep.
2 valid minerals.
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New York State Museum Bull. Nos. 249-250 (Sep-Oct 1921), Magnetic Iron Deposits of SE NY, Clarke, John M.: Index Map, 45 & 109-110; Geol. Survey of the State of New York, Geology of Orange Co., Roes, Heinrich (1895): 452.