Catalogue of Minerals Found in the State of Vermont and in the Adjacent States, Together with Their Localities: Including a Number of the Most Interesting Minerals which Have Been Discovered in Other Parts of the United States, Arranged Alphabetically

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P.B. Goodsell, Printer, 1824 - Mineralogy - 44 pages
 

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Page 2 - ... learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 21 - Split-Rock, in coarse Sienite. Crystals, often an inch, or more, in diameter, and 2 or 3 in length.
Page 30 - Haven Marble. The texture of this very beautiful marble is granular, but very fine. Its predominant colors are gray and blue, richly variegated by veins or clouds of white, black, or green ; indeed, the green often pervades a large mass. It takes a high polish, and endures the action of fire remarkably well. This marble contains chromate of iron, magnetic oxide of iron, and serpentine ; hence it resembles the vert antique, and is, perhaps, the only marble of the kind hitherto discovered...
Page 43 - ... accompanied by small pale green crystals of Pyroxene, and beautiful small Garnets of a wine yellow colour.
Page 1 - States, together with their localities ; including a number of the most interesting Minerals which have been discovered in other parts of the United States; arranged alphabetically.
Page 6 - Split-rock." It occupies small, round cavities, in Sienite, and, also, in Compact Limestone.
Page 33 - Colour, reddish yellow ; lustre, metallic ; associated with Arsenical Cobalt, in irregular veins, or disseminated in a Hornblende rock. (Pierre and Torrey.) Nickel, a
Page 5 - Windham, 2 m. from the S. meetinghouse, in, and near, a road running from that meetinghouse to the S. part of G ration.
Page 13 - Augite, white and green, crystallized and massive ; very beautiful Adularķa, and Common Feldspar ; Tabular Spar ; Hornblende ; Calcareous Spar, containing Brucite, (first recognized by Dr.
Page 20 - Near the summit of the hill, it is disseminated in a granitic rock, appearing sometimes, in small nodules ; but oftener, in thin lamina?, exhibiting a brilliant metallic lustre.

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