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Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Reference: New Mexico mines and minerals ... By Fayette Alexander Jones
Azurite
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Photo: © Charles Creekmur. Azurite from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Brochantite
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Chalcocite
Description: Pseudomorphs after galena.
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Chalcopyrite
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Chrysocolla
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Photo: Chrysocolla from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Copper
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Photo: Copper from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Cuprite
Reference: Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Photo: © SMS 2014. Cuprite from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Gypsum
Reference: Jerry Cone Collection
Photo: Gypsum from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Hemimorphite
Reference: No reference listed
Photo: Hemimorphite from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Kaolinite
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Malachite
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Photo: Malachite from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Pyrite
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Quartz
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains ; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Rosasite
Reference: personally collected; self collected
Photo: Rosasite from Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Smithsonite
Description: reddish brown 1 mm pseudo rhombohedral crystals (ferroan variety)
Reference: M Massis collection
Turquoise
Reference: Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63


17 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

References

New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, The Geology of the Organ Mountains, Bulletin 11.

Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Open-file Report OF-63.

Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd ed.

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