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Calcite from
Rossie Lead Mines, Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:One gigantic crystal, nearly transparent, in the cabinet of Yale College, weight 165 pounds (75kg.)
Habit:Highly modified, often transparent even when large.
Significance:"Dana Locality" - A locality listed in 19th century editions of Dana's 'System of Mineralogy.'
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 155; Mineralogical Record: 32: 273.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena5 photos of Calcite associated with Galena at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rossie Lead Mines, Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) B Rossie Galena Company Mine, Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) C Rossie Lead Mining Company Mine, Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
2.0km (1.2 miles) D Rock Island road cut, Richville, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) E Victoria Mine (Pardee Mine), Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) F Yellow Lake North roadcut, Yellow Lake, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) G Yellow Lake South roadcut, Yellow Lake, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) H Route 3 Roadcut, Oxbow, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
7.7km (4.8 miles) I Hicks farm (Agar spinel locality), Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) J Hanson Bridge Road spinel locality, Antwerp, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
8.3km (5.2 miles) K Macomb fluorite mine (Rastley Road fluorite locality), Macomb, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) L Yellow Lake quartz locality (Laidlaw Lake quartz locality), Yellow Lake, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) M Muscalonge Lake fluorite deposit, Oxbow, Theresa Township, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
9.9km (6.2 miles) N Washburn farm copper mine, Macomb, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) O Mineral Point Lead Manufacturing Company Mine, Mineral Point, Black Lake, Hammond, Macomb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
10.5km (6.5 miles) P Lockie Road, Elmsdale, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
10.9km (6.8 miles) Q Oxbow, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) R Redwood, Alexandria Township, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) S Davidson Marble Company Quarry (Davidson Brothers Quarry), Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
14.4km (8.9 miles) T Seavey Road Quarry (Imery Marble Quarry), Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) U Corrigan Mckinney Quarry, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
15.2km (9.4 miles) V Quarry Road Marble Quarries, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) W Gouverneur Marble Company Quarry, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) X St Lawrence Marble Co Quarry, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Y Northern New York Marble Co. Quarry (Northern Quarry), Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) Z Moon Lake, Theresa, Theresa Township, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
16.5km (10.3 miles) 0 Caledonia Mine, Spragueville, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
16.8km (10.4 miles) 1 Sterling Mine, Antwerp, Jefferson Co., New York, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) 2 State highways 58/812 roadcut, Fowler, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) 3 Reese farm (Dale Bush farm; Jones farm), Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
21.2km (13.1 miles) 4 Osborn Lake (McIntyre farm), De Kalb, De Kalb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) 5 Road cut, Bigelow, De Kalb Township, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) 6 ZCA No. 4 Mine (St Joe Mine), Balmat, Balmat-Edwards Zinc District, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
23.6km (14.6 miles) 7 St. Joe No. 3 Mine, Balmat, Balmat-Edwards Zinc District, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) 8 Chub Lake prospects, Chub Lake, Hailesboro, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
24.9km (15.5 miles) 9 Rylestone Marble Quarry, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA
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