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Hornet Mine, Eureka District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Hornet MineMine
Eureka DistrictMining District
Grant Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 53' 52'' North , 108° 25' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Animas237 (2011)36.6km
Cotton City388 (2011)47.8km


Southern-most group of mines in the district

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
'Wad'
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arsenbrackebuschite8.BG.05Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

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
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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Arsenbrackebuschite40.2.8.2Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Zeller, R A, "Geology of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico, State Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources, Bulletin 96, 1970
Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208


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