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Copper Mine shaft, Edison Mine, Sparta Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USAi
Regional Level Types
Copper Mine shaftGroup of Shafts (Inactive)
Edison MineMine
Sparta TownshipTownship
Sussex CountyCounty
New JerseyState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 4' 10'' North , 74° 33' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Shafts (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ogdensburg2,286 (2017)3.0km
Franklin4,855 (2017)6.1km
Sparta19,722 (2018)7.7km
Hamburg3,155 (2017)9.4km
Lake Mohawk9,916 (2017)10.2km


A former Cu occurrence/mine.

Copper mineralization in the sulfide zone on the Edison property.

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Baker, D.R. and Buddington, A.f. (1970) Geology and Magnetite Deposits of the Franklin Qudrangle and Part of the Hamburg Quadrangle, New Jersey. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 638, 71 pages, at p. 53.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
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)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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