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

Classification
Species:Melanterite
Comments:As an alteration product of an unknown sulfide
Thick surface incrustation on hornblende
Habit:cursts and coatings
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Januzzi (1976) Mineral Localities of Connecticut & Southeastern New York State
Januzzi, 1989; Nightingale 2001
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Melanterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Melanterite
3.0km (1.9 miles) A Carmel, Putnam Co., New York, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) B State Route 57 zeolite occurrence (Georgetown locality; Connerie's store), Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) C Philips Mine (Philips Pyrite Mine; Anthony's Nose Pyrrhotite Mine), Anthony's Nose, Philipstown Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
30.8km (19.2 miles) D Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
37.6km (23.4 miles) E Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
38.0km (23.6 miles) F Old Mine Park (Lane’s Mine of Trumbull; Lane's New Stratford mine; Hubbard Mine; Long Hill Mine; Old Tungsten Mine), Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
56.0km (34.8 miles) G Red-Back Mine (Redback mine), Tuxedo Lake, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
57.6km (35.8 miles) H Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
72.0km (44.7 miles) I Pfizer Company Marble Quarry (New England Lime Co. quarry; NELCO quarry; Specialty Minerals Inc.; Minerals Technologies Inc.; Canaan Limestone Quarry; Connecticut Lime Company; Canaan Lime Company; Lewis Quarry), Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
90.2km (56.1 miles) J Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
90.7km (56.4 miles) K Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
93.1km (57.8 miles) L State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
93.3km (58.0 miles) M Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
94.2km (58.5 miles) N Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
98.9km (61.4 miles) O Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
116.0km (72.1 miles) P Bonhamtown, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA
118.0km (73.3 miles) Q South River Borough, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA
118.2km (73.5 miles) R South Amboy Borough, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA
122.5km (76.1 miles) S Quigley pit, Sayreville, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA
123.6km (76.8 miles) T Burnt Woods, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA
154.5km (96.0 miles) U Davis Pyrite Mine (Davis Mine; Davis Sulfur Ore Mine), Rowe, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
175.7km (109.2 miles) V Ueberroth Mine, Friedensville, Saucon Valley, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA
200.7km (124.7 miles) W Rindge, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
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