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Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA

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List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Limonite
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Brucite (var: Nemalite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Serpentine Subgroup
Talc (var: Steatite)
Brucite
Goethite
Lepidocrocite
Opal
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Malachite
Brochantite
Gypsum
Hexahydrite
Jarosite
Linarite
Melanterite
Posnjakite
Serpierite
Szomolnokite
Autunite
Erythrite
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Antigorite
Axinite-(Fe)
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Datolite
Dravite
Epidote
Ferro-actinolite
Hisingerite
Humite
Ilvaite
Kaolinite
Laumontite
Lizardite
Muscovite
Natrolite
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Pectolite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Riebeckite
Talc
Thomsonite-Ca
Tremolite
Vermiculite
BBoron
Tourmaline
Axinite-(Fe)
Danburite
Datolite
Dravite
CCarbon
Graphite
Ankerite
Aragonite
Calcite
Cerussite
Dolomite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Magnesite
Malachite
Siderite
OOxygen
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Diopside (var: Diallage)
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Limonite
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Brucite (var: Nemalite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)
Serpentine Subgroup
Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)
Talc (var: Steatite)
Tourmaline
Brucite
Goethite
Hematite
Ilmenite
Lepidocrocite
Magnetite
Opal
Quartz
Rutile
Spinel
Ankerite
Aragonite
Calcite
Cerussite
Dolomite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Magnesite
Malachite
Siderite
Anhydrite
Baryte
Brochantite
Gypsum
Hexahydrite
Jarosite
Linarite
Melanterite
Posnjakite
Scheelite
Serpierite
Szomolnokite
Autunite
Erythrite
Fluorapatite
Actinolite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Antigorite
Augite
Axinite-(Fe)
Chondrodite
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Danburite
Datolite
Diopside
Dravite
Enstatite
Epidote
Ferro-actinolite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Hisingerite
Humite
Ilvaite
Kaolinite
Laumontite
Lizardite
Marialite
Microcline
Muscovite
Natrolite
Albite (var: Oligoclase)
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Pectolite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Riebeckite
Talc
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
Titanite
Tremolite
Vermiculite
Zircon
FFluorine
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Fluorite
Fluorapatite
Chondrodite
Clinohumite
Humite
NaSodium
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Albite
Dravite
Marialite
Natrolite
Albite (var: Oligoclase)
Pargasite
Pectolite
Riebeckite
Thomsonite-Ca
MgMagnesium
Diopside (var: Diallage)
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Brucite (var: Nemalite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Talc (var: Steatite)
Brucite
Spinel
Dolomite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Magnesite
Hexahydrite
Actinolite
Antigorite
Augite
Chondrodite
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinohumite
Diopside
Dravite
Enstatite
Ferro-actinolite
Humite
Lizardite
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Phlogopite
Talc
Tremolite
Vermiculite
AlAluminium
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Spinel
Hydrotalcite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Axinite-(Fe)
Chrysocolla
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Dravite
Epidote
Grossular
Kaolinite
Laumontite
Marialite
Microcline
Muscovite
Natrolite
Albite (var: Oligoclase)
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Thomsonite-Ca
Vermiculite
SiSilicon
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Diopside (var: Diallage)
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)
Serpentine Subgroup
Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)
Talc (var: Steatite)
Opal
Quartz
Actinolite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Antigorite
Augite
Axinite-(Fe)
Chondrodite
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Danburite
Datolite
Diopside
Dravite
Enstatite
Epidote
Ferro-actinolite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Hisingerite
Humite
Ilvaite
Kaolinite
Laumontite
Lizardite
Marialite
Microcline
Muscovite
Natrolite
Albite (var: Oligoclase)
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Pectolite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Riebeckite
Talc
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
Titanite
Tremolite
Vermiculite
Zircon
PPhosphorus
Autunite
Fluorapatite
SSulfur
Sulphur
Arsenopyrite
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Galena
Linnaeite
Marcasite
Molybdenite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Sphalerite
Anhydrite
Baryte
Brochantite
Gypsum
Hexahydrite
Jarosite
Linarite
Melanterite
Posnjakite
Serpierite
Szomolnokite
ClChlorine
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Marialite
KPotassium
Jarosite
Microcline
Muscovite
Phlogopite
CaCalcium
Diopside (var: Diallage)
Fluorite
Ankerite
Aragonite
Calcite
Dolomite
Anhydrite
Gypsum
Scheelite
Serpierite
Autunite
Fluorapatite
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Augite
Axinite-(Fe)
Clinozoisite
Danburite
Datolite
Diopside
Epidote
Ferro-actinolite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Ilvaite
Laumontite
Albite (var: Oligoclase)
Pargasite
Pectolite
Prehnite
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
Tremolite
TiTitanium
Amphibole Supergroup
Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)
Ilmenite
Rutile
Titanite
MnManganese
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Serpentine Subgroup
FeIron
Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)
Limonite
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Riebeckite Root Name
Serpentine Subgroup
Arsenopyrite
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Marcasite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Goethite
Hematite
Ilmenite
Lepidocrocite
Magnetite
Ankerite
Siderite
Jarosite
Melanterite
Szomolnokite
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Augite
Axinite-(Fe)
Epidote
Ferro-actinolite
Hedenbergite
Hisingerite
Ilvaite
Riebeckite
Vermiculite
CoCobalt
Linnaeite
Erythrite
NiNickel
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Serpentine Subgroup
CuCopper
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Malachite
Brochantite
Linarite
Posnjakite
Serpierite
Chrysocolla
ZnZinc
Serpentine Subgroup (var: Marmolite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Sphalerite
Serpierite
AsArsenic
Arsenopyrite
Erythrite
ZrZirconium
Zircon
MoMolybdenum
Molybdenite
BaBarium
Baryte
CeCerium
Allanite-(Ce)
WTungsten
Scheelite
AuGold
Gold
PbLead
Galena
Cerussite
Linarite
ThThorium
Thorite
UUranium
Autunite

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Cook, G. H. (1868), The Geology of New Jersey. Newark, New Jersey.

Breidenbaugh, E. S. (1873), On the minerals found at the Tilly Foster iron mines, N.Y. American Journal of Science: third series: 6: 207-213.

Dana, James D. (1874), On serpentine pseudo-morphs and other kinds from the Tilly Foster iron mine, Putnam County, New York. American Journal of Science, third series: 8: 371-381, 447-459.

Dana, Edward S. (1875), Preliminary notice of chondrodite crystals from the Tilly Foster mine, Brewster, New York. American Journal of Science, third series: 9: 63-64.

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Merrill, F.J.H. and Britton, N.L. (1883), Annual Report of the State Geologist for 1883. 27-77.

Merrill, F.J.H. and Britton, N.L. (1885), Annual Report of the State Geologist for 1885. 36-55.

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Pelletreau, William (1886), History of Putnam County, New York. W.W. Preston, Philadelphia.

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Doherty, E. (1934), Report on the Rocks and Minerals Association Second National Outing. Rocks and Minerals: 9(7): 105.

Zodac, Peter. (1934), Club and society notes. Rocks and Minerals: 9(6): 91.

Elwell, Wilbur. (1936), Mineral collecting by hydroplane. Rocks and Minerals: 11(6): 92 -93.

Trainer, John N. (1938), Tilly Foster up-to-date. Rocks and Minerals: 13(10): 291-303.

Zodac, Peter. (1938), Some recent finds at Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 13(6): 180-181.

Trainer, John N. (1939), Tilly Foster up-to-date. Rocks and Minerals: 14(2): 50-52.

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Trainer, John N. (1942), Sixth year at Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 17(1): 8-9.

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Prucha, John J. (1956), Geology of the Brewster magnetite district of southeastern New York. New York State Museum and Science Service Circular 43.

Bourne, W. (1957), Trip to Tilly Foster, New York. Rocks and Minerals: 32(5-6): 258-260.

Januzzi, Ronald E. (1966), A Field Mineralogy of the Tilly Foster Iron Mine. Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.

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External Links

The New York State Museum www.nysam.org/foster/

19th century American Journal of Science search page: http://diva.library.cmu.edu/ajs/search.jsp

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