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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Linnaeite
Formula:Co2+Co23+S4
Comments:An isolated occurrence of minute, steel-gray twinned octahedral crystals on magnetite was recovered in 1955
Also noted as micro octahedral crystals modified by the cube. Associated with white serpentine and dolomite. As well as magnetite, chondrodite and altered clinochlore.
Habit:twinned octahedron, cubo-octahedral
Colour:steel-grey
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.114
(Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Nightingale 2001)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Erythriteβ“˜1 photo of Linnaeite associated with Erythrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Linnaeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Linnaeite
37.6km (23.4 miles) A β“˜Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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