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Ellenville Mine (Ellenville Lead Mine; Ulster mine), Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster Co., New York, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ellenville Mine (Ellenville Lead Mine; Ulster mine)Mine
Ellenville- not defined -
Wawarsing- not defined -
Ulster Co.County
New YorkState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 43' North , 74° 23' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.71667,-74.38333
GeoHash:G#: dr7j7679n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ellenville4,081 (2017)1.0km
Napanoch1,174 (2017)3.2km
Cragsmoor449 (2017)4.8km
Wawarsing12,925 (2017)5.2km
Walker Valley853 (2017)9.2km


Ref.: Dana 7:I:592; Rocks & Min.:7:106. A lead mine closed in 1932.
Large vugs up to 5x25x61m

Regions containing this locality

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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


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: NY State Museum spec. no. 290.5
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Cobaltite ?
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.84; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Molybdenite ?
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Crystals to 20cm
Colour: Milky and clear
Description: Quartz crystal groups from this locality are old eastern USA classics!
Reference: Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
Rutile ?
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
'Wad'
Reference: Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: NY State Museum spec. no. 19307; Michael Hawkins (2007) Rocks and Minerals, 82, #6, 508-515.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite ?2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite ?2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile ?4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite ?2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite ?2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile ?4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O RutileTiO2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Early Devonian - Silurian
393.3 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2965501
Undifferentiated Lower Devonian and Silurian rocks

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Port Ewen Limestone; Manlius Limestones; Rondout Dolostone; Binnewater Sandstone; High Falls Shale; Kanhouse Sandstone; Woodbury Creek Formation; Esopus Shale; Connelly Conglomerate; Central Valley Sandstone; New Scotland Limestone; Decker Limestone; Poxono Island Formation; Longwood Shale; Green Pond Conglomerate

Description: In northern Ulster County: Port Ewen thru Manlius Limestones; Rondout Dolostone; Binnewater Sandstone; High Falls Shale. In Orange County: Kanhouse Sandstone; Woodbury Creek Formation-shale, sandstone; Esopus Shale; Connelly Conglomerate; Central Valley Sandstone; New Scotland Limestone thru Rondout Dolostone; Decker Limestone; Poxono Island Formation-shale, dolostone; Longwood Shale; Green Pond Conglomerate.

Comments: 400-1000 ft. (120-300 m). 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.

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

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