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Burro Mountains District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USAi
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32° 38' 25'' North , 108° 22' 22'' West
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Structure: Major faults and fracture zones, dikes, plugs

Alteration: Hydrothermal alteration, especially quartz-sericite alteration

Ores(s): Dikes, faults, and fractures

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74 valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: NMGS 21st Field Conference
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 31 (Table A-1).
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Edition; D. Court Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 p57
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Copper
Formula: Cu
'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS Bull 470
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Edition; D. Court Collection
Cornetite
Formula: Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Description: Fibrous crystals to 6 inches.
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 p57
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Edition; D. Court Collection
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: Ron Gibbs
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Rolf Luetcke specimen from Ron Gibbs
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: D.Court collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Ludlamite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: P Haas collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Edition; D. Court Collection
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Edition; D. Court Collection
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Tellurium ?
Formula: Te
Description: May have been reported from Burro mountains due to confusion with Lone Pine mine in Catron county.
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Treasurite
Formula: Ag7Pb6Bi15S32
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
'Wad'
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: personal collection/from Ron Gibb
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Woodhouseite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tellurium ?1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Treasurite2.JB.40aAg7Pb6Bi15S32
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Crednerite4.AB.05CuMnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornetite8.BE.15Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hinsdalite8.BL.05PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Kintoreite8.BL.10PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Ludlamite8.CD.20Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Woodhouseite8.BL.05CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Tellurium ?1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Treasurite3.6..3Ag7Pb6Bi15S32
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Crednerite7.1.2.1CuMnO2
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Ludlamite40.3.5.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Cornetite41.3.2.1Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Kintoreite42.7.3.6PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Corkite43.4.1.2PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hinsdalite43.4.1.5PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Woodhouseite43.4.1.8CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O BismiteBi2O3
O WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TenoriteCuO
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CovelliteCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32
Ag IodargyriteAgI
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te TelluriumTe
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32
Pb KintoreitePbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

References

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Gillerman, E. (1952), Fluorspar deposits of Burro Mountains and vicinity New Mexico, USGS Bulletin 973-F
Lindgren, W., Graton, L.C., and Gordon, C.H., (1910), USGS Pp 68, P. 321-324
Paige, S., (1922), USGS Pp 122, 53 Pages
Gillerman, E., (1952), USGS Bull 973-f, P. 261-289
Anderson, E.C., (1957), Nmbmmr Bull 39, P. 45-48
Gillerman, E., (1964), Nmbmmr Bull 83, P. 41-56
Williams, F.E., (1966), USBM Ic-8307, P. 64
Gillerman, E., (1970), Nmgs Guidebook, 21st Field Conference, P. 115-122
Hedlund, D.C., (1978), USGS Maps Mf-1031, Mf-1037, Mf-1040, and Mf-1041
Kolessar, J., (1982), the Tyrone Copper Deposit, Grant County, New Mexico, in Titley, S.R., Ed., Advances in Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits, Southwestern North America, Univ. of Ariz. Press, Tucson, P. 327-353

USGS MRDS Record:60000399

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