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

Classification
Species:Cerussite
Comments:With plumbian scheelite in a cavity in altered galena and encrusting the sample
Habit:encrustation
Colour:gray
Luminescent properties:yelow-green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Matrix, Summer 2001, Tilly Foster edition
Januzzi, 1989
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Scheelite3 photos of Cerussite associated with Scheelite at this locality.
Galena2 photos of Cerussite associated with Galena at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cerussite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Cerussite
21.3km (13.3 miles) A Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.5km (13.3 miles) B Old lead mine, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) C U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) D Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) E Biermann Quarries (Bethel quarries) and tourmaline ledge, Bethel, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
30.8km (19.2 miles) F Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.5km (21.5 miles) G Sparta Mine, Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., New York, USA
40.8km (25.4 miles) H State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
42.1km (26.2 miles) I Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
48.0km (29.8 miles) J Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
57.6km (35.8 miles) K Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
63.8km (39.6 miles) L Jinny Hill Mine (Cheshire Barite Mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
69.6km (43.2 miles) M Ellenville Mine (Ellenville Lead Mine; Ulster mine), Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster Co., New York, USA
77.0km (47.8 miles) N Canton Lead Mines (Cherry Brook lead mine; Dyer Farm zinc mine), Rattlesnake Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
77.9km (48.4 miles) O State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
84.8km (52.7 miles) P Mill site dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
84.8km (52.7 miles) Q Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
87.9km (54.6 miles) R Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
88.1km (54.8 miles) S Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
122.6km (76.2 miles) T Loudville Lead Mines (Manhan Lead-Silver Mine; Southampton Lead Mine; Northampton Lead Mine), Easthampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
149.2km (92.7 miles) U Leverett, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
172.0km (106.8 miles) V Lane Quarry, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
176.9km (109.9 miles) W Doan's Lead Mine (New Britain Mine), New Galena, New Britain Township, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, USA
185.7km (115.4 miles) X Gailor Quarry, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Co., New York, USA
198.6km (123.4 miles) Y Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
207.4km (128.9 miles) Z Perkiomen Copper Mine, Perkiomen Mines, Audubon, Lower Providence Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
207.7km (129.0 miles) 0 Whim shaft, Perkiomen Mines, Audubon, Lower Providence Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
208.3km (129.4 miles) 1 Ecton Mine, Perkiomen Mines, Audubon, Lower Providence Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
214.4km (133.2 miles) 2 Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
214.4km (133.2 miles) 3 Chester County Mine, Phoenixville mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
214.8km (133.5 miles) 4 Southwest Chester County Mine (New Chester County Mine), Phoenixville mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
215.0km (133.6 miles) 5 Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
215.1km (133.7 miles) 6 Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham Co., Vermont, USA
215.2km (133.7 miles) 7 Charleston Mine, Phoenixville mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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