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Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USAi
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Quarry wall and townhouses, Upper New Street Quarry

Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
Drill rig at the Upper New Street quarry circa 1988

Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
Quarry wall and townhouses, Upper New Street Quarry

Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
Drill rig at the Upper New Street quarry circa 1988

Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 52' 59'' North , 74° 10' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.88333,-74.18333
GeoHash:G#: dr70xft6e
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Woodland Park12,518 (2017)1.2km
Little Falls10,688 (2017)2.6km
Clifton86,334 (2017)3.2km
Totowa10,973 (2017)3.3km
Paterson147,754 (2017)3.8km


A trap rock quarry in Watchung Basalt worked between 1893 and 1925. The New Street quarries exploited an area of the basalt that was extruded over a probable shallow wetland or lake, thus the lava cooled in pillows. The large interstitial spaces between the pillows yielded superb minerals. Housing units were constructed over the quarries in recent years but not before the blasting and excavations to "trim" the quarries for the construction yielded more superb specimens in the late 1980's.

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40 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978).
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Ref.: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Mins of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Ref.: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Ref.: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:15
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ref.: Amer. Museum of Nat. History, NY, specimen; Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183; Peters, J.J. (1984).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
'Chabazite'
Habit: rhombohedra and penetration twins to 45mm across
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984); Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 115
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Specimen collected by and in the collection of Andrew Kruegel.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984).
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960) (?); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984).
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Mins of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Trap Rock Minerals of New Jersey by H Kenneth
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Rob Lavinsky photo
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: American Muiseum of Nat. History, NY, specimen(s); Paterson, NJ, Museum specimens; Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: American Muiseum of Nat. History, NY, specimen(s); Paterson, NJ, Museum specimens; Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mason, B. H. (1960). Trap rock minerals of New Jersey (Vol. 64). State of New Jersey, Department of Conservation and Economic Development, Division of Planning and Development.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Ref.: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908).
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Mins of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908).
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Mineral Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Stevensite
Formula: (Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: American Museum of Nat. History, NY & Paterson, NJ, Museum specimens; Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Mineral Collector: 2:138-139, Ehrman, A.H. (1895); Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
Talc ?
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Description: The only data for talc from traprocks are from NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960), but the optical data used for the determination do not match talc closely enough. More study is needed.
Reference: NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64, Trap Rock Minerals of NJ, Mason, B. (1960); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: Min. Collector 15: 113-118, Papke, H. (1908); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984); American Museum of Nat. History, NY, specimens.
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: American Museum of Nat. History, NY & Paterson, NJ, Museum specimens; Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984).
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: R&M vol.59 #4 page 181 SEM photo and text coll. by Ralph Thomas 1983.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pumpellyite-(Mg)9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stevensite9.EC.45(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Talc ?9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
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
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
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)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)58.2.2.7Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc ?71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Stevensite71.3.1b.6(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gmelinite'-
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GreenockiteCdS
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca Stevensite(Ca,Na)xMg3-x(Si4O10)(OH)2
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
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.

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Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2821781
Orange Mountain Basalt

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Orange Mountain Basalt

Description: (Olsen, 1980) - Dark-greenish-gray to greenish-black basalt composed mostly of calcic plagioclase (typically An65) and clinopyroxene (augite and pigeonite); crystals are generally less than 1 mm (0.04 in) long. Consists of three major flows. The flows are separated in places by a weathered zone or by a thin, up to 3-m- (10-ft-) thick bed of red siltstone (not shown on map) or volcaniclastic rock. Lowest flow is generally massive and has widely spaced curvilinear joints; columnar joints in lowest flow become more common toward the northeast. Middle flow is massive or has columnar jointing. Lower part of the uppermost flow has pillow structures; upper part has pahoehoe flow structures. Tops and bottoms of flow layers are vesicular. Maximum thickness is about 182 m (597 ft).

Comments: Newark Supergroup, Brunswick Group (Lyttle and Epstein, 1987). Original map source: Dalton, R.F., Herman, G.C., Monteverde, D.H., Pristas, R.S., Sugarman, P.J., and Volkert, R.A., 1999, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bedrock Geology and Topographic Base Maps of New Jersey: New Jersey Geological Survey CD Series CD 00

Lithology: Major:{basalt}, Minor:{siltstone}

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186144
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Newark Graben System; Newark-Gettysburg Basin

Lithology: Shale,conglomerate,quartz-feldspar sandstone,siltstone,limestone

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

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Ehrman, A.H. (1895) Mineral Collector 2: 138-139.
Penfield, S.L., Pratt, J.H. (1896) On the occurrence of thaumasite at West Paterson, New Jersey. American Journal of Science: 1: 229-233.
Papke, H. (1908) Mineral Collector: 15: 113-118.
(1914) Thaumasite secret solved by amateur. New York Times: 1914 November 23.
Allen, F.I. (1915) The origin of thaumasite. American Journal Science: 39: 134.
Mason, B. (1960) Trap rock minerals of New Jersey. New Jersey Geological Survey Bulletin #64.
Peters, T.A., Peters, J.J. (1978) Famous mineral localities: Paterson, New Jersey. Mineralogical Record: 9: 157-166,171-179.
Peters, J.J. (1984) Triassic traprock minerals of northern New Jersey. Rocks & Minerals: 59: 157-183.
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