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

References

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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.
Dana, Edward S. (1875b), On the chondrodite from the Tilly Foster mine, Brewster, New York. American Journal of Science, third series: 10: 89-103.
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.
Wendt, A. F. (1885), The iron mines of Putnam County, N. Y. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers: 13: 478- 488.
Pelletreau, William (1886), History of Putnam County, New York. W.W. Preston, Philadelphia.
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Ruttmann, F. S. (1887), Notes on the geology of the Tilly Foster ore-body, Putnam County, New York. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers: 15: 79- 90
McDowell, F. H. (1889), The reopening of the Tilly Foster iron-mine. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers: 17: 758-767.
Landis, E. K. (1900), The Tilly Foster mine. The Journal of the Franklin Institute: 150: 223-226.
Whitlock, H. P. (1903), List of New York mineral localities. Bulletin of the New York State Museum: 70: 70-71.
Stewart, A. C. (1908), The magnetite belts of Putnam County, N. Y. The School of Mines Quarterly: 29: 283-294.
Koeberlin, F. R. (1909), The Brewster iron bearing district of New York. Economic Geology: 4: 713-54.
Colony, R. J. (1921), The magnetite iron deposits of southeastern New York. New York State Museum Bulletin: 249-250.
Manchester, J. G. (1931), The Minerals of New York City and its Environs. New York Mineralogical Club, Bulletin: 3(1), New York, NY, 165 p., 127 plates.
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.
Trainer, John N. (1940), Another year at Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 15(4): 126–128.
Trainer, John N. (1941), The fifth year at Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 16(4): 122-126.
Rosch, J. (1942), A Tilly Foster incident. Rocks and Minerals: 17(1): 16-17.
Trainer, John N. (1942), Sixth year at Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 17(1): 8-9.
Trainer, John N. (1943), More about Tilly Foster. Rocks and Minerals: 18(6): 168-169.
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.
Sinkankas, John. (1966), Gemstones of North America, Van Nostrand, Princeton, N.J. 675 p.
Frondel, Clifford. (1970), letter to Ronald Januzzi dated January 2 1970, in reference to loss of access to the Tilly Foster mine site.
Nuwer, Henry (1971), The Tilly Foster mine. Rocks and Minerals: 46(3):147-154.
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Roe, A. (1990), Washington A. Roebling—his life and mineral collection. Mineralogical Record: 21(1): 13-30.
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Nightingale, Stephen L. (2001a), Mineral Species Reported to Occur at the Tilly Foster Iron Mine. Matrix: 9(2): 73-77.
Nightingale, Stephen L. (2001b), Tilly Foster Pseudomorphs. Matrix: 9(2): 78-79.
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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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