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Little Granite Mine (Mima Mine), Grafton Area, Chloride District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Little Granite Mine (Mima Mine)Mine
Grafton AreaArea
Chloride DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 25' 58'' North , 107° 46' 8'' West
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Commodity: Analytical data from nmbmmr. Other metals content not determined.

Deposit: Discovery year: 1880's deposits occur As stringers in a vein ranging from 1 ft. To 3.5 ft. Wide and can be traced in surface outcrops for about 800 ft.. 6 unpatented claims covering about 120 acres.

Geology: For regional geology see black range district.

Ore(s): Mineralized Solutions Rose Along Faults And Localized In Fissures.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: NMBMMR OFR 116; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Argentite'
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NMBMMR OFR 116; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NMBMMR OFR 116; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NMBMMR OFR 116; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NMBMMR OFR 116; 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 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Argentite'-Ag2S

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Argentite'-Ag2S

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArgentiteAg2S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ArgentiteAg2S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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NMBMMR OFR 116
Harley, G.T., (1934) Nmbmmr Bull 10, P.81

USGS MRDS Record:10011728
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