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Rossie Lead Mines, Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USAi
Regional Level Types
Rossie Lead MinesGroup of Mines
Rossie- not defined -
St. Lawrence Co.County
New YorkState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 23' North , 75° 39' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.38333,-75.65000
GeoHash:G#: drfhqx9re
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hammond275 (2017)8.1km
Oxbow108 (2017)10.9km
Redwood605 (2017)15.1km
Gouverneur3,797 (2017)15.7km
Hailesboro624 (2017)18.1km


Ref.: Palache, C., Berman, H. & Frondel, C. (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, 7th. edition, Volume I: 222.

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: 418.

Lead mines.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Highly modified, often transparent even when large.
Description: One gigantic crystal, nearly transparent, in the cabinet of Yale College, weight 165 pounds (75kg.)
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: 155; Mineralogical Record: 32: 273.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
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: 418; Mineralogical Record: 32: 273.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dana 7:I:222; Min.Rec.: 32:273.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: cerium-rich
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]
Synchysite-(Y)
Formula: CaY(CO3)2F
Reference: George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.; George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: [MinRec 32:273]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Synchysite-(Y)5.BD.20cCaY(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Synchysite-(Y)16a.1.3.2CaY(CO3)2F
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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 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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O CelestineSrSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
F Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S SulphurS8
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
Sr CelestineSrSO4
YYttrium
Y Synchysite-(Y)CaY(CO3)2F
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2759724
Biotite-quartz-plagioclase paragneiss, amphibolite, and related migmatite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Locally sillimanitic; commonly garnetiferous in and adjacent to Adirondack Highlands.

Comments: Original map source: NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey, NYS Museum Technology Center, 1999, bedrock geology of NYS data is distributed in ARC/INFOr EXPORT format (with '.e00' extension) in 5 seperate files based on 1970 printed map sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Lithology: Major:{paragneiss}, Minor:{amphibolite,migmatite}

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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184499
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Marble

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


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