Donate now to keep mindat.org alive!Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their Minerals
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
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

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

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 44' 42'' North , 74° 1' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.74500,-74.02333
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Click here to read more about this locality

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"


Mindat Articles

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




Mineral List


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

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

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2739059
Serpentinite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Light-yellowish-green to dark-green, fine-grained, massive serpentinite containing locally abundant magnetite where fresh. Contains a variety of serpentine minerals and alteration products where sheared or weathered. Exposed only along the Hudson waterfront in Hoboken but present elsewhere in boring logs.

Lithology: Major:{serpentinite}

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]

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



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.

References

Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by 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.

External Links

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

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 16, 2017 22:40:10 Page generated: December 16, 2017 01:38:24
Go to top of page