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Lone Star Mine (La Bajada Mine), La Bajada District, Santa Fe Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Lone Star Mine (La Bajada Mine)Mine
La Bajada DistrictMining District
Santa Fe Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 32' 59'' North , 106° 12' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
La Cienega3,819 (2011)7.1km
Peña Blanca709 (2011)12.0km
Cochiti528 (2011)14.4km
Los Cerrillos321 (2011)14.4km
Cerrillos241 (2006)14.7km


Tin sulfide mineral - NMBMMR Bull 87.
Deposit: Tin found As a minor occurrence in mineral form of colusite. Reference to record 080: dimensions of deposit not determine to limited extent of workings. Shaft is flooded.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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


Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Butlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Northrup, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 87 Mineral and Water Resources of New Mexico
Parabutlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Crednerite4.AB.05CuMnO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Butlerite7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Parabutlerite7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Crednerite7.1.2.1CuMnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Butlerite31.9.1.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Parabutlerite31.9.2.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O CalciteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SSulfur
S ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SulphurS8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
MnManganese
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
FeIron
Fe ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Hilpert, Lowell S. (1969) Uranium resources of northwestern New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 603
Lustig, Lawrence K., and Rosenzweig, Abraham, (1959), Mineralo

USGS MRDS Record:10151203
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