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Vesley Mine, Granite Gap, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 4' 36'' North , 108° 58' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.07680,-108.98060
GeoHash:G#: 9tdw2p6sz
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: R. D. Green photo
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: R. D. Green photo
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R. D. Green photo
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: R. D. Green photo
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Richard Green photo
Timroseite
Formula: Pb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2
Reference: Joe Marty, Anthony Kampf, Robert Housley, Stuart Mills, Stefan Weiss (2010) Seltene neue Tellurmineralien aus Kalifornien, Utah, Arizona und New Mexico (USA). Lapis, 35, #12, 42-51.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Rosasite'5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Agardite-(Y)'8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Timroseite'-Pb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Timroseite-Pb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H TimroseitePb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O TimroseitePb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TimroseitePb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
TeTellurium
Te TimroseitePb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2
PbLead
Pb TimroseitePb2Cu5(TeO6)2(OH)2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3184329
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Sierra Madre Occidental

Lithology: Ignimbrite(s); felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 2810442
Paleozoic rocks, undivided

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., Jones, G.E., and Anderson, O.J., 1997, The Digital Geologic Map of New Mexico in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0052, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{sedimentary}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Marty, Joe, Anthony Kampf, Robert Housley, Stuart Mills, Stefan Weiss (2010) Seltene neue Tellurmineralien aus Kalifornien, Utah, Arizona und New Mexico (USA). Lapis, 35, #12, 42-51.


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