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Red Cloud copper mine, Gallinas Mts, Red Cloud District, Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Red Cloud copper mineMine
Gallinas MtsMountain Range
Red Cloud DistrictMining District
Lincoln Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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34° 11' 48'' North , 105° 44' 23'' West
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Corona162 (2017)14.4km


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This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(La)
Formula: LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000; NMBMGMR Open-file Report - 532
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Eckhard D. Stuart collection (visual identification)
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000; 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Agardite-(La)8.DL.15LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Agardite-(La)-LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
LaLanthanum
La Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
PbLead
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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DeMark, R. S. (1980): The Red Cloud Mines Gallinas Mountains, New Mexico. Mineralalogical Record 11, 69-72.
Perhac, R.M., (1970): Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Gallinas Mountains, Lincoln and Torrance Counties, New Mexico. Bull. 95, STATE BUREAU OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES, NEW MEXICO INSTITUTE OF MINING & TECHNOLOGY. CAMPUS STATION SOCORRO, NEW MEXICO

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