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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Palygorskite
Formula:(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Comments:typical fibrous "mountain leather" habit
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Ronald Januzzi collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite1 photo of Palygorskite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Palygorskite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Palygorskite
21.6km (13.4 miles) A U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
75.0km (46.6 miles) B Union Building and Construction Quarry (UBC Quarry; Tilcon Quarry), Woodland Park (West Paterson), Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
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