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Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

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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
'Chert'
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
var: Jasper
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


198 entries listed. 101 valid minerals.

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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