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Century Mine, Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Century 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° 18' 52'' North , 108° 45' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lordsburg2,531 (2017)6.0km
Glen Acres208 (2017)7.7km
Cotton City388 (2011)27.7km
Animas237 (2011)40.9km
San Simon165 (2011)44.6km


Deposit: On short ene-trending veins between emerald and atwood veins at contact of granodiorite and andesite. Production before 1905, unknown amount ; info.src : 1 pub lit

Ore(s): Fault-Fracture Structural Control.

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad; 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 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Lindgren, W., Graton, L. C., and Gordon, C. H., (1910), the Ore Deposits of New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 68, P 335
Lasky, S.G., (1938) USGS Bull 885, Plate 14
Clark, K.F., (1970) Nmgs Guidebook 21st Field Conference, P. 107-113
Thorman, C.H., and Drewes, H., (1978) USGS Misc. Geologic Investigations Map, I-1151

USGS MRDS Record:10107907
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