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Dictator Group, Iron Mountain No. 2 District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Dictator Group- not defined -
Iron Mountain No. 2 DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 20' 18'' North , 107° 34' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Williamsburg425 (2017)36.2km
Hot Springs Landing110 (2011)37.2km
Truth or Consequences6,079 (2017)38.2km
Las Palomas173 (2011)40.2km
Elephant Butte1,431 (2011)42.2km


Alteration: Silicified And Garnetized Limestone.

Deposit: Deposits occur As shoots and pods along limestone-porphyry contact. Old group of 3 claims replaced by new group of 6 claims. Discovery year: 1880's

Geology: For regional geology see sierra cuchillo district.

Rock formation(s): Magdalena Group


Ore(s): Mineralized Solutions Deposited By Host Rock Replacement And Void Filling.

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9 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.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 10 The Geology and Ore Deposits of Sierra County, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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: NMBMMR Bull 10 The Geology and Ore Deposits of Sierra County, New Mexico; 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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
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
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
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 CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

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HARLEY, G.T., (1934) NMBMMR BULL 10, P. 120-122, P. 114

USGS MRDS Record:10011721

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