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Greenwood mine (Patterson mine), Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA

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Terrain 100 meters upslope and East of Greenwood Mine

Greenwood mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
Downslope approach about 100 meters East of Greenwood Mine

Greenwood mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
Terrain 100 meters upslope and East of Greenwood Mine

Greenwood mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
Downslope approach about 100 meters East of Greenwood Mine

Greenwood mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 15' 54'' North , 74° 6' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.265, -74.1136111111


An iron mine in magnetite ore located 5 miles North of the old Greenwood Furnace (no longer on maps) & southeast of Arden in Tuxedo. One of the Greenwood group of mines. Host rock is hornblende gneiss.

Mineral List


13 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma
Interlayered amphibolite and hornblende granitic gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{amphibolite,hornblende gneiss}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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References

Lupulescu, M.V., Rakovan, J., Darby Dyar, M., Robinson, G.W., Hughes, J.M. (2009): Fluoro-potassichastingsite from the Greenwood Mine, Orange County, New York: a new end-member calcic amphibole. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 909-916.

The Geology of Orange Co., Geol. Survey of NY, Reis, Heinrich (1895): 454. NY State Museum Bull. Nos. 249-250, Magnetic Iron Deposits of SE NY, Clarke, John M. (Sep-Oct 1921): Index Map, 44 & 97.

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