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.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
2 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Baryte|
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.
| ⓘ Fluorite|
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
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
|Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)
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. 
|Late Pennsylvanian - Middle Pennsylvanian|
298.9 - 315.2 Ma
|Upper arkosic limestone member of the Madera Formation|
Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 315.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Madera Formation
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. 
298.9 - 323.2 Ma
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.
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.