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Libertyville, Wantage Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 14' 23'' North , 74° 39' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sussex2,043 (2017)5.1km
Unionville593 (2017)10.4km
Hamburg3,155 (2017)11.6km
Branchville802 (2017)13.3km
Vernon Center1,713 (2017)13.8km


A populated place (hamlet).

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21 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Eby, G. N. (2004) Petrology, geochronology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the Beemerville alkaline complex, northern New Jersey. In Puffer, J. H. and Volkert, R. A. (eds.) Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic, and Mesozoic Intrusive Rocks of Northern New Jersey and Southeastern New York. Twenty-First Annual Meeting Geological Association of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, pp. 52-68.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm; Eby, G. N. (2004), Petrology, geochronology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the Beemerville alkaline complex, northern New Jersey. In Puffer, J. H. and Volkert, R. A. (eds.) Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic, and Mesozoic Intrusive Rocks of Northern New Jersey and Southeastern New York. Twenty-First Annual Meeting Geological Association of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, pp. 52-68.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Description: Occurs in a nepheline-syenite mass.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1: 53-54; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt. (1896):92.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers University Bull. #5, Ptar 1: 53-54.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm; Eby, G. N. (2004), Petrology, geochronology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the Beemerville alkaline complex, northern New Jersey. In Puffer, J. H. and Volkert, R. A. (eds.) Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic, and Mesozoic Intrusive Rocks of Northern New Jersey and Southeastern New York. Twenty-First Annual Meeting Geological Association of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, pp. 52-68.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
'Hackmanite'
Formula: Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/usa.htm
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Wilkerson, A.S. (1946) Nepheline Syenite from Beemerville, Sussex County, New Jersey. American Mineralogist, 31, 284-287.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Description: (in leucite-tinguaite dykes rather than the nepheline syenite itself)
Reference: Wilkerson, A.S. (1946) Nepheline Syenite from Beemerville, Sussex County, New Jersey. American Mineralogist, 31, 284-287.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Wilkerson, A.S. (1946) Nepheline Syenite from Beemerville, Sussex County, New Jersey. American Mineralogist, 31, 284-287.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1: 54-55.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1: 54-55.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group' ?
Reference: Wilkerson, A.S. (1946) Nepheline Syenite from Beemerville, Sussex County, New Jersey. American Mineralogist, 31, 284-287.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Description: Occurs in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: Rutgers Univ. Bull. #5, Pt 1:53-54.; Wilkerson, A.S. (1946) Nepheline Syenite from Beemerville, Sussex County, New Jersey. American Mineralogist, 31, 284-287.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group' ?9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hackmanite'-Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hackmanite'-Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Zeolite Group' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl HackmaniteNa8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Llandovery : 437 ± 22 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Silurian
   Llandovery
ⓘ Biotite437 ± 22 MaBeemerville main nepheline-syenite mass, Libertyville, Wantage Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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