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Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 44' 42'' North , 74° 1' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.745, -74.0233333333

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For more on the serpentinite of the New York City / Hoboken area see the Mindat page for "Staten Island (Richmond Co.), New York City, New York, USA"

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The Minerals of Castle Point, Hoboken, NJ (Darton 1882) by Daniel Russell

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8 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Sowerby, James (1811), Exotic Mineralogy: or, Coloured Figures of Foreign Minerals, as a Supplement to British Mineralogy.

Darton, Nelson Horatio (1882) The Mineralogical Localities in and around New York City, and The Minerals Occurring therein. Scientific American Supplement, New York, August 5, 1882: XIV, No. 344.

Chester, Albert H. (1901) New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report for the year 1900. Trenton, New Jersey: 186-188.

Manchester, J.G. (1931), The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bulletin, Vol. 3: 30.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 186, 190, 273.

Dana 8: 1419.

External Links (Brucite illustration in: Sowerby, 1811)

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