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Volcano Mine, Steins Pass District, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 18' 11'' North , 109° 1' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.30313,-109.01886
GeoHash:G#: 9tdrz0wgk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl

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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Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3184329
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Sierra Madre Occidental

Lithology: Ignimbrite(s); felsic volcanic 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]

Rupelian - Lutetian
28.1 - 47.8 Ma



ID: 2848583
Lower middle Tertiary andesitic to dacitic lavas and pyroclastic flow breccias

Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 47.8 Ma)

Description: Includes Rubio Peak Formation, Orejon Andesite, andesite of Dry Leggett Canyon, andesite of Telephone Canyon, and other units in southwestern, central, and northern New Mexico. Locally includes minor mafic lavas. Ancient landslide blocks of Mader Limestone, as much as one mile long, occur within Rubio Peak lavas in the central Black Range, west of Winston.

Lithology: Major:{andesite,latite}, Minor:{limestone,conglomerate}

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]

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