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Ada Etta Mine (Mikesell group), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mountains, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ada Etta Mine (Mikesell group)Mine
Virginia DistrictMining District
Lordsburg- not defined -
Lordsburg DistrictMining District
Pyramid MountainsMountain Range
Hidalgo Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 19' 22'' North , 108° 46' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lordsburg2,531 (2017)7.2km
Glen Acres208 (2017)8.2km
Cotton City388 (2011)27.7km
Animas237 (2011)41.7km
San Simon165 (2011)42.7km


Alteration: Silicification And Propylitization.

Deposit: Ten claims mineral survey number 2010 covering 182.663 acres. Ne veins linking 2 strands of the e-trending lee peak vein along granodiorite-andesite contact.

Ore(s): Fault-Fracture Structural Control.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Argentite'
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: 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: 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
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
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
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 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 CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArgentiteAg2S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AgSilver
Ag ArgentiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Lasky, S. G., (1938), Geology and Ore Deposits of the Lordsburg Mining District, Hidalgo County, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Bull. 885, 62 P.
Thorman, C.H., and Drewes, H., (1978) USGS Misc. Geologic Investigations Map, I-1151

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USGS MRDS Record:10097783

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