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Abiquiu District, Rio Arriba Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Abiquiu DistrictMining District
Rio Arriba Co.County
New MexicoState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 20' 25'' North , 106° 19' 52'' West
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9 miles north of town. Red Bed copper deposits. Probably worked by early Spanish explorers.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Newsletter of the Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club, Volume 49 Number 8
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Newsletter of the Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club, Volume 49 Number 8
'Lévyne'
Reference: Newsletter of the Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club, Volume 49 Number 8
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Newsletter of the Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club, Volume 49 Number 8

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Labradorite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lévyne'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Labradorite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Chabazite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
NaSodium
Na Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
USGS MRDS Record:10150728

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