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    • Cascade Slide
      • This specimen may be monticellite marble.
      • The white calcite and tiny green diopside are clearly visible. There are also small tan-colored crystals that may be monticellite (Tracy, 991).
    • Cascade Slide
      • Blue Calcite with tiny green crystals of diopside.
    • Cascade Slide
      • Olivine metagabbro is included in the USGS for Essex county. This green rock, found at Cascade slide, resembles pictures of olivine found on the Internet.
    • Cascade Slide
      • Pink, angular stone
      • Orthoclase feldspar
      • According to Roadside Geology, plagioclase feldspar could be found at this location (Van Diver, 308).
      http://www4.uwm.edu/course/422-100/Mineral_Rocks/orthoclase_feldspar_data.html , http://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/sciences/earthscience/geology/rocksandminerals/mineralsandrocks/minerals/Potassium/Potassium.htm
    • Cascade Slide
    • Owl’s Head Mountain
      • A view from the top of Owl’s Head Mountain, in the High Peaks Region.
      • Exposed rock on the summit is composed of Van Hoevenberg Gneiss (Jaffe, 80).
    • Owl’s Head Summit The summit of Owl’s Head is composed mainly of Van Hoevenberg Gneiss (Jaffe, 80).
    • Owl’s Head Mountain: Melagabbro
      • According to Jaffe, the darker colored rock part way up Owl’s Head Mountain is melagabbro (Jaffe, 80).
      Melagabbro rock on Owl’s Head Mt.
    • Owl’s Head
    • Owl’s Head
    • Owl’s Head
    • References
      • Adirondack Explorer Outtakes. DEC won’t rebuild Duck Hole dam. http://adirondackexplorer.org/out-takes/2011/11/16/dec-wont-rebuild-duck-hole-dam /
      • Jaffe, Howard W. and Elizabeth B. (1986). Geology of the Adirondack High Peaks Region: A Hiker’s Guide . Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc., Lake George, NY.
      • Tracy, Robert J. (1978). Monticellite marble at Cascade Mountain, Adirondack Mountains, New York . American Minerologist. 63, 991-999.
      • USGS science for a changing world. Geologic units in Essex county. http://tin.er.usgs.gov/geology/state/fips-unit.php?code= f36031
      • Van Diver, Bradford B. (1985). Roadside Geology of New York. Mountain Press Publishing Company.