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Equator Mine (3 Brothers Mine), Hot Springs District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Equator Mine (3 Brothers Mine)Mine
Hot Springs DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 9' 48'' North , 107° 18' 40'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Williamsburg425 (2017)5.5km
Truth or Consequences6,079 (2017)6.7km
Hot Springs Landing110 (2011)10.6km
Las Palomas173 (2011)11.3km
Elephant Butte1,431 (2011)11.9km


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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Argentojarosite
Formula: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 10 The Geology and Ore Deposits of Sierra County, New Mexico
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Murdochite
Formula: PbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Murdochite3.DB.45PbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Argentojarosite7.BC.10AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
Miscellaneous
Murdochite4.6.5.1PbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Argentojarosite30.2.5.5AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
BrBromine
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Br MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6

References

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Harley G T (1934) Nmbm Bull 10 P194

USGS MRDS Record:10296581

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  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.

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