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Tina Prospect, Torrance Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Tina ProspectProspect
Torrance Co.County
New MexicoState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 1' 45'' North , 106° 13' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Edgewood3,805 (2017)4.5km
Manzano Springs137 (2011)7.0km
Indian Hills892 (2017)9.0km
Sedillo802 (2011)10.4km
Ponderosa Pine1,195 (2011)11.1km

Structure: N 75 W Trending Vein

Tectonics: Basin And Range

Deposit: Fluorite has formed in voids caused by random orientation of platy barite crystals in a 2 ft wide vein. In limestone

Ore(s): Fracture Or Fault Allowed Solutions To Reach Reactive Limestone Horizon.

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2 valid minerals.

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Formula: BaSO4
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 87 Mineral and Water Resources of New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Formula: CaF2
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in 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 3 - Halides
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

O BaryteBaSO4
F FluoriteCaF2
S BaryteBaSO4
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ba BaryteBaSO4

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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251.902 - 298.9 Ma

ID: 3187209
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Late Pennsylvanian - Middle Pennsylvanian
298.9 - 315.2 Ma

ID: 3286221
Upper arkosic limestone member of the Madera Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Madera Formation

Description: Gray, greenish-gray, olive-gray, and brown limestone interbedded with layers of variegated subarkosic sandstone and mudstone. Thickness about 600 ft

Reference: Williams, P.L., J.C. Cole. Geologic map of the Albuquerque 30’ x 60’ quadrangle, north-central New Mexico. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2946. [178]

298.9 - 323.2 Ma

ID: 2946383
Madera Group

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Madera Group

Description: In Manzano Mountains includes Wild Cow Formation and Los Moyos Limestone; in Lucero Mesa includes Red Tanks, Atrasado, Gray Mesa Formations; in Sacramento Mountains includes the non-Madera Holder, Beeman and Gobbler Formations. May include strata lumped as Magdalena Group in a few areas.

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., Jones, G.E., and Anderson, O.J., 1997, The Digital Geologic Map of New Mexico in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0052, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{limestone,sandstone,shale}, Minor:{chert,mixed clastic}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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USGS MRDS Record:10013494
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