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East Camp, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 50' 28'' North , 108° 55' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.84114,-108.92923
GeoHash:G#: 9tfdc681m
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Sonoran Desert, North America

Desert - 1,135 mineral species & varietal names listed

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 83 Mineral Deposits of Western Grant County, New Mexico
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Descloizite'8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
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
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
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 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
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 DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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]

Rupelian - Priabonian
28.1 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2773642
Lower middle Tertiary rhyolitic lavas and local tuffs

Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 37.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mimbres Peak Formation

Description: Includes Mimbres Peak Formation, rhyolite of Cedar Hills, and other units in the Bootheal region.

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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