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Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 5' 12'' North , 107° 12' 5'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km


District discovered in 1866, but major production started in 1881.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Uralite'

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anorthite

var: Labradorite

Antigorite

Antlerite

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Azurite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Beidellite

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Bornite

Brochantite

Calcite

Celadonite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Clinochlore

Clinozoisite

Copper

Covellite

Cristobalite ?

Cuprite

Cyanotrichite

Delafossite

Diopside

Dolomite

Dundasite

Epidote

Fluorite

Fraipontite

Galena

'Garnet'

Goethite

Gold

Goslarite

Greenockite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Selenite

'Halloysite'

Hastingsite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hetaerolite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Ilvaite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Ktenasite

Lead ?

'Limonite'

Linarite

Magnetite

Malachite

Melanterite

Montmorillonite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Nontronite

Opal

Orthoclase

Plumbojarosite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rhodochrosite

Rosasite

Rutile

Sanidine

Scheelite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Shattuckite

Siderite

Silver

Smithsonite

Spangolite

Sphalerite

Tenorite

Thaumasite

Titanite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Vanadinite

'Wad'

Willemite

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Zincite ?

Zinkosite

Zircon

Zoisite


102 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities


Localities in this Region


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References

GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.

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