Benson Mines, Benson, Star Lake, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 10' 35'' North , 74° 59' 51'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.17639,-74.99750|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
An iron mine located at Benson near Fine. The ore is low-grade magnetite hosted in banded, garnetiferous, pyritic gneiss. 1,500 feet long, 200 feet wide and 20 to 50 feet deep (1937).
44 valid minerals.
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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1000 - 1600 Ma
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
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.