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Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USAi
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Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry)Quarry
Bedford- not defined -
Westchester Co.County
New YorkState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 12' 15'' North , 73° 38' 39'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bedford1,834 (2017)0.0km
Bedford Hills3,001 (2017)5.6km
Pound Ridge5,104 (2017)5.8km
Mount Kisco11,145 (2017)6.9km
Katonah1,679 (2017)7.0km


A feldspar mine in pegmatite located on the easterly slope of a small hill about ½ mile (0.8 km) SE of Bedford. Workings feature a large pit 400 feet (122 meters) long, about 150 feet ( 46 meters) wide and 75 feet (23 meters) deep. The quarry was operated for feldspar, quartz & mica.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44; Rocks & Min.: 23:711.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Pough, Frederick H. (1936) Bertrandite and epistilbite from Bedford, New York. American Mineralogist: 21(4) 264-265.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Colour: Yellow.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:66; 23:710-712.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23:710-712.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23:710-712.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Pough, Frederick H. (1936) Bertrandite and epistilbite from Bedford, New York. American Mineralogist: 21(4) 264-265.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Habit: Baveno twinned.
Colour: Flesh-colored.
Description: Huge crystals to several hundred pounds (100 kg or more).
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44; Rocks & Min.: 23:710-712.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44; Rocks & Min.: 23:711.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:66; 23:712.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:66; 23:712.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23:710-712.
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44; Rocks & Min.: 23:710-712.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
Zircon var: Cyrtolite
Formula: Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Reference: The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 39-44.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
-Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

References

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Manchester, J.G. (1931) The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1: 39.
Pough, Frederick H. (1936) Bertrandite and epistilbite from Bedford, New York. American Mineralogist: 21(4) 264-265.
Smith, Oscar R. (1936) Collecting Minerals at Night. Rocks & Minerals: 11: 66.
Black, Daniel (1948) Some minerals of Bedford, N.Y.. Rocks & Minerals: 23: 710-712.

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