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Battleship Mine, Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Battleship MineMine
Virginia DistrictMining District
Lordsburg- not defined -
Lordsburg DistrictMining District
Pyramid MtsMountain Range
Hidalgo Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 19' 1'' North , 108° 45' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.31706,-108.75285
GeoHash:G#: 9tdxv70sd
USGS MRDS Record:10010014
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lordsburg2,531 (2017)5.6km
Glen Acres208 (2017)7.3km
Cotton City388 (2011)28.1km
Animas237 (2011)41.2km
San Simon165 (2011)44.9km


Structure: Veins Occur Within Several East-Northeast Striking Shear Zones.

Deposit: Discovery year: 1890's three patented claims mineral survey number 1592 covering 45.185 acres. Near junction of emerald and atwood veins in andesite. Produced in 1933-1939, but amounts unknown ; info.src : 1 pub lit; 2 unpub rept

Ore(s): Fault-Fracture Structural Control.

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Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Galena
Formula: PbS
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
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
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
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: 2810917
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.

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:{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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
NMBMMR OFR 166
Lasky, S.G., (1938) USGS Bull 885, Plate 14
Anderson, E.C., (1957) Nmbmmr Bull 39, P. 85-89
Flege, R.F., (1959) Nmbmmr Bull 62, P. 26-29
Thorman, C.H., and Drewes, H., (1978) USGS Misc. Geologic Investigations Map, I-1151
Eveleth, R.W., and North, R.M., (1981) Nmbmmr Ofr-166, 12 Pages


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