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Germany Mines, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Germany MinesGroup of Mines
Magdalena DistrictMining District
Socorro Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 5' 11'' North , 107° 11' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Magdalena911 (2017)5.5km
Lemitar330 (2011)27.5km
Socorro8,722 (2017)28.2km
Polvadera269 (2011)28.5km
Chamizal101 (2011)29.8km


Structure: Deposits Occur Along And East Of The North Trending Germany Fault.

Alteration: Silicified Limestone

Deposit: 9 CLAIMS COVERING 107.7 ACRES. Discovery Year: 1900'S

Rock formation(s): Kelly Limestone;Magdalena Group


Ore(s): Mineralized Solutions Rose Along Faults And Replaced Favorable Host Rock.



Germany Group Patented In 1914, Claims, Germany, Germany No. 2, Wisconsin, Irene, Mabel C., Lucy K., Good Enough, Fraction, Defiance

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 pp13-24; GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 pp13-24; GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 pp13-24; GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 pp13-24; GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 pp13-24; GF Loughlin (1942) Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

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Loughlin, G.F. and Koschmann, A.H. (1942), Geology and ore deposits of the Magdalena mining district, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 200.
Mineralogical Record (1989): 20(1): 13-24.
Lindgren, W., Graton, L.C., and Gordon, C.H., (1910) USGS Pp 68, P. 241-258
Loughlin, G.F., and Koschmann, A.H., (1942) USGS Pp 200, 168 Pages
Blakestad, R.B., Jr., (1978) Nmbmmr Ofr-43, 127 Pages

USGS MRDS Record:10087569
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