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Luna Co., New Mexico, USA
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Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Alunite
Alunogen
Andradite
Anglesite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

'Anorthoclase'
Antigorite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Azurite
Baryte
Beryl
Beudantite
Beyerite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bornite
Brindleyite
Bromargyrite
'Calamine'
Calcite
var: Travertine
Carminite
Cassiterite
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chondrodite
Chrysocolla
'Clay'
Clinohumite
'Clinoptilolite'
Conichalcite
Copper
Cordierite
Coronadite
Creaseyite
Cryptomelane
Cummingtonite ?
Cuprite
Danalite
Descloizite
Diopside
Dioptase
Dolomite
Duftite
Dumortierite
Epidote
Erythrite
Fluorite
Fornacite
Forsterite
Friedrichite
Galena
Galenobismutite
'Garnet'
Gehlenite
'Geode'
Glauconite
Goethite
Gold
Grossular
Gypsum
Helvine
Hematite
Hemimorphite
'Heulandite'
Hollandite
Hübnerite
Humite
'Hydrogrossular'
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
'Iddingsite'
Ilmenite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
Kettnerite
'K Feldspar'
Kolfanite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides
var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite
Marcasite
Merwinite
Microcline
Mimetite
Molybdenite
Molybdofornacite
Monticellite
Mordenite
Mottramite
Murdochite
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Népouite
Nitratine
'Obsidian'
'Olivine'
Opal
Orthoclase
Phlogopite
Plancheite
Plattnerite
Plumbojarosite (TL)
Powellite
Prehnite
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
Quartz
var: Amethyst

var: Brecciated Agate
var: Carnelian
var: Chalcedony
var: Fire Agate
var: Jasper
var: Smoky Quartz
Reevesite
Rhodochrosite
'Roméite Group
var: Stibiconite'

Rosasite
Sanidine
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
'Serpentine Group'
Shattuckite
Siderite
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spurrite
Stephanite
Stibnite
Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Talc
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
'Thunder Egg'
Titanite
Tremolite
Vanadinite
Vesuvianite
'Wad'
Willemite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Zincite
Zircon
Zoisite


186 entries listed. 138 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- Griswold, G. B. (1961): Mineral deposits of Luna County, New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Bulletin 72, 157 p.

- Virginia T. McLemore, Kelly Donahue, Michael Breese, Meghan L. Jackson, Jeffrey Arbuckle, and Glen Jones (2001) MINERAL-RESOURCE ASSESSMENT OF LUNA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-459

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