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Ada Etta Mine (Mikesell group), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ada Etta Mine (Mikesell group)Mine
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' 22'' North , 108° 46' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.32290,-108.77785
GeoHash:G#: 9tdxusnqs
USGS MRDS Record:10097783
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
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.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Argentite'
Formula: Ag2S
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

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

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: 2786210
Tertiary-Cretaceous andesitic to dacitic lavas and pyroclastic breccias

Age: Phanerozoic (56 - 100.5 Ma)

Description: Includes many remnants of eruptive centers in Grant and Hidalgo Counties and Upper Creatceous andesitic lavas in Sierra County.

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:{andesite,dacite}

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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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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