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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Lepidocrocite
Formula:γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Comments:Found as blood-red incrustations and micro-rosettes on diopside associated with pyrrhotite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, malachite, calcite, aragonite, and amphibole.
Habit:encrustations and rosettes
Colour:reddish-brown, blood-red
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Januzzi (1976) Mineral Localities of Connecticut & Southeastern New York State
Januzzi, 1966, 1989; Nightingale 2001
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lepidocrocite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Lepidocrocite
29.4km (18.3 miles) A Philips Mine (Philips Pyrite Mine; Anthony's Nose Pyrrhotite Mine), Anthony's Nose, Philipstown Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
155.0km (96.3 miles) B Davis Pyrite Mine (Davis Mine; Davis Sulfur Ore Mine), Rowe, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
195.2km (121.3 miles) C Oreland, Springfield Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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