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Lake Valley District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° North , 107° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~32km
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33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; USGS PP 1644C
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; USGS PP 1644C
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 24; Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Mallardite
Formula: MnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; USGS PP 1644C
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; USGS PP 1644C
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; American Mineralogist, Volume 74, pages 177-186, 1989
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Ramsdellite (TL)
Formula: Mn4+O2
Type Locality:
Description: As pseudomorphs of groutite.
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996; USGS PP 1644C
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ramsdellite (TL)4.DB.15aMn4+O2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Mallardite7.CB.35MnSO4 · 7H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Ramsdellite (TL)4.4.7.1Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Mallardite29.6.10.5MnSO4 · 7H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
-Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O RamsdelliteMn4+O2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
MnManganese
Mn RamsdelliteMn4+O2
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn MallarditeMnSO4 · 7H2O
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
BrBromine
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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