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Dolomite Products Quarry (Penfield Quarry; Odenbach Quarry), Penfield, Monroe Co., New York, USAi
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Dolomite Products Quarry (Penfield Quarry; Odenbach Quarry)Quarry
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 8' 0'' North , 77° 28' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
East Rochester6,666 (2017)2.9km
Fairport5,351 (2017)4.7km
Pittsford1,350 (2017)5.8km
Brighton36,609 (2017)6.3km
Webster5,534 (2017)9.5km


Established in 1920. An rock aggregate (road metal) quarry in the Silurian Lockport Dolostone. Owned by Dolomite Products Co. Located on Whalen Road, Penfield, east of Rochester.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Habit: tabular
Colour: white to bluish white, pale yellow
Description: Crystalline masses, some grading into gypsum. Etched blocky to tabular crystals. SG tested for one crystal, came out to 2.9. SG for anhydrite is 3.0, SG for barite is 4.5.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kinsland, G. L. (1977), Formation temperature of fluorite in the Lockport Dolomite in upper New York State as indicated by fluid inclusion studies; with a discussion of heat sources. Economic Geology: 72(5): 849-854.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Colour: white
Description: Crystalline
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: scalenohedral
Colour: white to golden
Description: Crystals to 9 cm in dolomite-lined pockets.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Habit: prismatic
Colour: white to pale sky-blue
Description: Lath-like crystals or groups to several cm long commonly embedded in colorless, clear selenite overgrowths.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Habit: rhombohedral
Colour: white to pale pink
Description: Rhombs line pockets of occur singly, sometimes partly coated with drusy calcite or tiny marcasite crystals.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: cubic
Colour: colorless to pale blue, rarely light green or yellow
Description: Crystals very clear, to 65 mm.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: As fissure fillings in dolostone.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Habit: crystalline masses
Colour: colorless to white
Description: White masses grading to anhydrite, transparent selenite cleavable masses in pockets of overgrowing celestine.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Habit: cleavable masses
Colour: colorless
Description: Transparent cleavable masses in pockets or overgrowing celestine.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: thin bladed, hair-like
Description: Crystals seldom exceed 3mm on dolomite and calcite. In the past erroneously reported as acmite or rutile.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Druses of tiny crystals.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: white
Description: white druses or sugary masses
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Habit: complex tetrahedra
Colour: amber to reddish brown
Description: Occurs as crystals and fissure fillings. Crystals to 6mm are brilliant, light amber and translucent. Larger crystals and groups to 2.5 cm are dark amber to reddish-brown and translucent to opaque and are sometimes coated with drusy calcite.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Colour: yellow
Description: masses and crude crystals in cavities and seams.
Reference: Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S SulphurS8
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Jensen, David E. (1942), Minerals of the Lockport dolomite in the vicinity of Rochester, N.Y. Rocks & Minerals: 17(6): 199-203.
Kinsland, G. L. (1977), Formation temperature of fluorite in the Lockport Dolomite in upper New York State as indicated by fluid inclusion studies; with a discussion of heat sources. Economic Geology: 72(5): 849-854.
Jensen, David E. (1978), Minerals of New York State. Ward Press, Rochester, New York.
King, Vandall T. (1985), World News on Mineral Occurrences. Rocks & Minerals: 60(5): 229.
Robinson, George W. and Steven C. Chamberlain. (2007), Gazetteer of Major New York State Mineral Localities. Rocks & Minerals: 82(6): 476.

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