SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Cascade Slide, Cascade Mountain, Keene Township, Essex Co., New York, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cascade Slide- not defined -
Cascade MountainMountain
Keene TownshipTownship
Essex Co.County
New YorkState
USACountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 13' 23'' North , 73° 52' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
North Elba8,474 (2017)7.1km
Lake Placid2,465 (2017)10.9km
Wilmington937 (2017)18.9km
Elizabethtown754 (2017)22.2km
Saranac Lake5,274 (2017)23.9km


Marble xenolith in anorthosite.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Reference: EOS: 60: 423.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Cuspidine
Formula: Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
'Ellestadite'
Fluorellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Fluorellestadite-Hydroxylellestadite Series'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Harkerite
Formula: Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1999): 37: 277-296; Grew e al (1999), Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 277-296.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: EOS: 60: 423.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Scapolite'
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 37:277-296; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: EOS: 60: 423.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: EOS: 60: 423.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Harkerite6.AB.70Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Cuspidine9.BE.17Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Fluorellestadite9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Åkermanite9.BB.10Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Ellestadite'-
'Fluorellestadite-Hydroxylellestadite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Harkerite17.1.9.1Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Fluorellestadite52.4.9.3Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Åkermanite55.4.1.1Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Cuspidine56.2.4.3Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Ellestadite'-
'Fluorellestadite-Hydroxylellestadite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
H CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2957575
Metanorthosite and anorthositic gneiss

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Mafic mineral percentage contoured in northwestern Marcy massif (St. Regis Quadrangle); contour value shown on high side of countoue line. See also Yach, Yack, Yamu.

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:{gneiss,metaanorthosite}

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]

Stenian
1000 - 1200 Ma



ID: 3185442
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Stenian (1000 - 1200 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
American Mineralogist (1978): 63: 991-999.
Valley, J.W. and Essene, E.J. (1979), Vesuvianite, akermanite, monticellite and wollastonite equlibria and high X H2O/CO2 at Cascade slide, Mt Marcy Quad, Adirondack Mountains, EOS: 60: 423.
Valley, J.W. and Essene, E.J. (1980), Akermanite in the Cascade Slide Xenolith and Its Significance for Regional Metamorphism in the Adirondacks. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 74: 143-152.
Grew, E.S., Yates, M.G., Adams, P., Kirkby, R., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1999) Harkerite from the Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California and Cascade Slide, Adirondack Mouintains, New York: A contrast in metamorphic pressure. Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 277-296.


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: August 21, 2019 06:26:19 Page generated: June 8, 2019 04:16:26
Go to top of page