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

Locality type:Mine
Comments:Found in large gray-green and gray-brown masses. Exposed faces on dumps commonly alter to a variety referred to as "bronzite"
Colour:grey-green, grey-brown
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Common
Validity:Believed Valid
References:(Briden¬baugh, 1873) (Dana, 1874) (Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Manchester, 1931) (Trainer, 1938) (Whitlock, 1903).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Enstatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Enstatite
39.4km (24.5 miles) A Weston meteorite (incl Easton; Trumbull; Fairfield), Weston, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
42.2km (26.2 miles) B Greenwood mine (Patterson mine), Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
57.2km (35.6 miles) C New Rochelle, Westchester Co., New York, USA
69.2km (43.0 miles) D Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
96.5km (60.0 miles) E Ultramafic rock bodies, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
144.2km (89.6 miles) F Pelham asbestos mine, Pelham, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
151.3km (94.0 miles) G Sturbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
161.0km (100.1 miles) H New Braintree, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
163.2km (101.4 miles) I Tomhannock Creek meteorite, Ironhannock Creek, Rennselaer Co., New York, USA
203.5km (126.4 miles) J Prince's Soapstone Quarry, Lafayette, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA
203.9km (126.7 miles) K Rose's Quarry, Gladwyne, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
220.3km (136.9 miles) L Castle Rock, Edgemont Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA
221.9km (137.9 miles) M Holden Quarry (Davis Quarry), Chester, Windsor Co., Vermont, USA
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