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Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USAi
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View of the Castle Point locality along the Sinatra Drive

Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 44' 42'' North , 74° 1' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hoboken53,635 (2017)0.8km
Weehawken14,104 (2017)2.7km
Gramercy Park27,988 (2017)3.2km
East Village62,832 (2017)3.5km
Hell's Kitchen45,884 (2017)3.5km


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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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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Occurs as fibrous crusts with hydromagnesite.
Reference: 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: 190, 273.
Brucite (TL)
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: 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: 273; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt(1900):186.
Brucite var: Nemalite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt(1900):186; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index", p488.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Bradley D. Plotkin collection
'Deweylite'
Formula: Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Reference: Chester S. Lemanski, Jr.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: 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: 273.
Hydromagnesite (TL)
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: 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: 190, 273; NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt(1900):186; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index".
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dana 8:1419
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, NY Min. Club Bull, Vol. 3, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 30.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, NY Min. Club Bull, Vol. 3, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 30.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, NY Min. Club Bull, Vol. 3, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 30.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite (TL)4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
var: Nemalite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydromagnesite (TL)5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Deweylite'-Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite (TL)6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite (TL)16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Brucite
var: Nemalite
-Mg(OH)2
'Deweylite'-Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H Brucite (var: Nemalite)Mg(OH)2
H DeweyliteMg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O Brucite (var: Nemalite)Mg(OH)2
O DeweyliteMg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg Brucite (var: Nemalite)Mg(OH)2
Mg DeweyliteMg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si DeweyliteMg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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.

Mindat Articles

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


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http://www.mindat.org/photo-443439.html (Brucite illustration in: Sowerby, 1811)

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