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Sierra Grande Mine, Lake Valley District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Sierra Grande MineMine
Lake Valley DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 43' 15'' North , 107° 34' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hillsboro124 (2011)22.2km
Arrey232 (2011)27.6km
Garfield137 (2011)29.1km
Oasis149 (2011)32.9km
Salem942 (2011)33.7km



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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
MnManganese
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
PbLead
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3192320
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: 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]

Mississippian - Devonian
323.2 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2737432
Mississippian and Devonian rocks, undivided

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Helms Formation; Rancheria Formation; Las Cruces Formation; Lake Valley Limestone; Caballero Formation; Percha Shale; Contadero Formation; Sly Gap Formation; Onate Formation; Canutillo Formation

Description: Includes Helms, Rancheria, Las Cruces, Lake Valley, and Caballero Formations and Escabrosa Group (Mississippian); Percha Shale, Contadero, Sly Gap, and Onate Formations of south-central New Mexico, and Canutillo Formation of northern Franklin Mountains and Bishops Cap area (Devonian).

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:{limestone,shale,sandstone}, Minor:{siltstone}, Incidental:{chert, black shale}

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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Jicha H L (1954) Nmbm Bull 37 P68
Harley G T (1934) Nmbm Bull 10 P180
Dana 6: 789.

USGS MRDS Record:10272486

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