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Copeland Shaft, Southwest and Central Burro Mts Area, Burro Mountains District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 34' 54'' North , 108° 24' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.58174,-108.40993
GeoHash:G#: 9tfcm5663
Locality type:Group of Shafts
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tenorite'4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
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 AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TenoriteCuO
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Paleocene - Late Cretaceous
56 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2786224
Tertiary-Cretaceous intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (56 - 100.5 Ma)

Description: Includes granodiorite to quartz monzonite stocks and plutons at Hanover, Fierro, Tyrone, Lordsburg, and the 73 Ma quartz monzonite porphyry stock at Copper Flatsin Sierra County. Also includes many norhteast-trending monzonite porphyry dikes in the Silver City region.

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite,quartz monzonite}

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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