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Otero Co., New Mexico, USA

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Dry Placer Mining (1907 or earlier)

Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA
Wet Placer Mining (1907 or earlier)

Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA
 
Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° North , 105° West (est.)
Neighbouring regions:


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Mineral List

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

Actinolite

Aegirine

Aenigmatite

'Aeschynite'

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Allanite Group'

Almandine

Analcime

Andradite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anhydrite

'Anorthoclase'

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Arfvedsonite

Augite

Azurite

Baryte

Bassanite

'Bastnäsite'

'Biotite'

Blödite

Bornite

Brockite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Catapleiite

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Clinoptilolite-Ca

Clinozoisite

Copper

Covellite

Cuprite

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Dolomite

Elpidite

Epididymite

Epidote

Eudialyte

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Ferro-hornblende

Ferro-katophorite

Ferrokentbrooksite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Gaidonnayite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

Georgechaoite (TL)

Gittinsite

Goethite

Gold

Gonnardite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Alabaster

Halite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Hochelagaite

'Hornblende'

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Kentbrooksite

Labuntsovite Supergroup

Låvenite

Lemoynite

'Lepidolite'

'Limonite'

Lovozerite

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Melanterite

Microcline

Mirabilite

Miserite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Mosandrite-(Ce)

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Narsarsukite

Natrolite

Nepheline

Nordstrandite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orthoclase

Parakeldyshite

Parisite-(Ce)

Petarasite

'Phillipsite'

Polylithionite

Powellite

Pyrite

'Pyroxene Group'

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

Reedmergnerite

Rhodochrosite

Riebeckite

Rosenbuschite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

'Smectite Group'

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Sulphur

Tenorite

'Thénardite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

Titanite

Tremolite

Trona

Tuperssuatsiaite

Turquoise

Vaterite

'Wad'

'Wöhlerite Group'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Xenotime-(Y)

Yarrowite

Yofortierite

Zircon


114 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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