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Vesuvianite from
Western portal, New York - Susquehanna & Western RR tunnel, Fairview, Bergen Hill, Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA

Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Comments:Occurs in vesuvianite hornfels associated with the Palisades diabase.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt (1907):145.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Western portal, New York - Susquehanna & Western RR tunnel, Fairview, Bergen Hill, Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
26.3km (16.4 miles) Piermont, Orangetown, Rockland Co., New York, USA
47.3km (29.4 miles) Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
58.5km (36.3 miles) Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
59.2km (36.8 miles) Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) Mill site dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
61.5km (38.2 miles) Edenville, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
68.2km (42.4 miles) Newton, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
79.5km (49.4 miles) Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
 
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