Greenwood mine (Patterson 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.
13 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Interlayered amphibolite and hornblende granitic gneiss|
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.