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Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 20' 12'' North , 75° 27' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.33667,-75.46333
GeoHash:G#: drfk4z1rb
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gouverneur3,797 (2017)0.0km
Hailesboro624 (2017)3.3km
Richville320 (2017)10.6km
Oxbow108 (2017)13.8km
Edwards439 (2017)16.9km


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29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Logan WN "Economic Products of St Lawrence Co" New York State Museum 22nd Report (1902_
'Apatite'
Reference: New York State Museum Bull. 223,224, Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 27.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: New York State Museum Bull. 223,224, Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 34.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 80:3 pp180-185
Dravite ?
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Agar, Willaim "Contact Metamorphism of the Western Adirondacks" Proceedings American Philosophical Society Vol. 62 pp. 123+
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.handbookofmineralogy.com/pdfs/ferrohornblende.pdf
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluor-dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Steve Chamberlain collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: FredricA Schuster
Fluor-uvite
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: New York State Museum Bull. 223,224, Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 83.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: New York State Museum Bull. No. 201,Smyth, Jr., C.H. (1917), Genesis of the Zinc Ores of the Edwards District, St. Lawrence Co., NY: 27.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs as crystals in vugs in marble
Reference: Newland, D H: Quarry Materials of New York New York State Museum Bulletin No. 181 Jan 1916
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: NY State Museum spec. no. 19585
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: NY State Museum spec. no. 18793
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:3 pp 320-326; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Norbergite
Formula: Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Fredric Schuster
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:3 pp 320-326
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Agar, Willaim "Contact Metamorphism of the Western Adirondacks" Proceedings American Philosophical Society Vol. 62 pp. 123+
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Brindley, G. W. (1959) X-ray and Electron Diffraction Data for Sepiolite, American Mineralogist 44:495-500.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: New York State Museum Bull. No. 201,Smyth, Jr., C.H. (1917), Genesis of the Zinc Ores of the Edwards District, St. Lawrence Co., NY: 27.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Steven C. Chamberlain & George W. Robinson (2013) Collector's Guide to the Minerals of New York State. Schiffer Books.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: 10175069
Reference: Newland, D H: Quarry Materials of New York New York State Museum Bulletin No. 181 Jan 1916
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:3 pp 320-326

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite ?9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fluor-dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-uvite9.CK.05Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Norbergite9.AF.40Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Uvite Series'9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Norbergite52.3.2a.1Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite ?61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluor-uvite61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fluor-dravite-Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
F NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Na Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Mg NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si Fluor-draviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SulphurS8
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Fluor-uviteCa(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

Regional Geology

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3003624
Calcitic and dolomitic marble

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Predominantly; variably siliceous; in part with calcsilicate rock and amphibolite.

Comments: Original map source: NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey, NYS Museum Technology Center, 1999, bedrock geology of NYS data is distributed in ARC/INFOr EXPORT format (with '.e00' extension) in 5 seperate files based on 1970 printed map sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{marble}, Incidental:{calc silicate rock, amphibolite}

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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184499
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Marble

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Ref.: (in part): New York State Museum Bull. 223,224, Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 27.

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