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

Classification
Species:Calcite
Comments:Reported as common in massive form but uncommon in crystals. One of the finest scalenohedral crystal groups was purchased by John Trainer and now resides in the Trainer Collection of the New York State Museum, specimen # 13554. Calcite also is present in rhombohedral form. Fluorescent and phosphorescent forms have been reported
Habit:rhombohedral, scalenohedral
Colour:white
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:(Bridenbaugh, 1873) (Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Manchester, 1931) (Trainer, 1938, 1941, 1942) (Whitlock, 1903).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Laumontite3 photos of Calcite associated with Laumontite at this locality.
Pyrite3 photos of Calcite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Palygorskite1 photo of Calcite associated with Palygorskite at this locality.
Chondrodite1 photo of Calcite associated with Chondrodite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Calcite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Brucite1 photo of Calcite associated with Brucite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
9.1km (5.7 miles) A Mahopac Mines (Hill Mine; German Flats Mine), Carmel, Putnam Co., New York, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) B Tuckahoe and Patterson Marble Company Quarry, Patterson, Putnam Co., New York, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) C Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) D North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) E Denny Magnetite Mine (Denny Mine), Putnam Valley Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) F Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) G Agstone Company Limestone Quarry, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
20.5km (12.8 miles) H West Redding grossular locality, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.5km (13.3 miles) I Old lead mine, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) J U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) K Shaft 7, Delaware Aqueduct, Fishkill Township, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) L Todd Mine, Peekskill, Westchester Co., New York, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) M Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.6km (15.9 miles) N Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) O Mount Taurus quarry (Mt Taurus quarry; Bull Hill quarry; Verplanck quarry), Cold Spring, Town of Philipstown, Putnam Co., New York, USA
26.4km (16.4 miles) P Advance Stone Quarry, Boardman's Bridge, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.4km (16.4 miles) Q DiRubbo Emery Quarry, Cortlandt Township, Westchester Co., New York, USA
29.0km (18.0 miles) R Crugers Emery Mine, Montrose, Cortlandt Township, Westchester Co., New York, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) S Philips Mine (Philips Pyrite Mine; Anthony's Nose Pyrrhotite Mine), Anthony's Nose, Philipstown Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) T Anthony's Nose, Peekskill, Westchester Co., New York, USA
29.6km (18.4 miles) U Ore loading dock, Fort Montgomery, Orange Co., New York, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) V Interstate 84 road cuts (Route 6A bypass), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
30.0km (18.6 miles) W Forest of Dean Mine, Fort Montgomery, Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
30.3km (18.8 miles) X Iona Island, Bear Mountain State Park, Rockland Co., New York, USA
30.8km (19.2 miles) Y Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
30.8km (19.2 miles) Z Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
30.9km (19.2 miles) 0 Sandy Hook gold mine (Blackwell's mine), Sandy Hook, Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
31.1km (19.4 miles) 1 Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
31.7km (19.7 miles) 2 Verplanck, Cortlandt Township, Westchester Co., New York, USA
31.9km (19.8 miles) 3 Bear Mountain, Bear Mountain State Park, Orange Co., New York, USA
32.2km (20.0 miles) 4 Verplanck Point, Verplanck, Cortlandt Township, Westchester Co., New York, USA
33.1km (20.5 miles) 5 Kyanite locality (Judds Bridge locality), Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
33.3km (20.7 miles) 6 Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., New York, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) 7 Tomkins Cove Quarry, Stony Point (Woodbury), Rockland Co., New York, USA
34.3km (21.3 miles) 8 New England Materials quarry, Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
34.5km (21.5 miles) 9 Sparta Mine, Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., New York, USA
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