Muscalonge Lake fluorite deposit, Oxbow, Theresa Township, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 18' 12'' North , 75° 41' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.30333,-75.68667|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Ref.: New York State Museum Bull. 223,224, Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 78. A fluorite deposit located on the East shore of the lake about 4 miles NW of Oxbow. Worked commercially at some time.
3 valid minerals.
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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Calcitic and dolomitic marble|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Description: Predominantly; variably siliceous; in part with calcsilicate rock and 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.