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Beck Mine (National Mine; Hattie Lee Mine), Steins Pass District, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 15' 46'' North , 109° 2' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.26285,-109.04080
GeoHash:G#: 9tdrw9qbt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
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
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
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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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 - Priabonian
28.1 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2852834
Lower middle Tertiary rhyolitic to dacitic pyroclastic rocks of the Datil Group, ash-flow tuffs

Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 37.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Chiquito Peak Tuff; Kneeling Nun Tuff; Caballo Blanco Rhyolite Tuff; Datil Well Tuff; Rock House Canyon Tuff; Blue Canyon Tuff; Sugarlump Tuff; Oak Creek Tuff; Gillespie Tuff; Box Canyon Rhyolite Tuff; Cooney Tuff

Description: Regional ash-flow tuffs include Hell's Mesa, Kneeling Nun, Caballo Blanco, Datil Well, Leyba Well, Rock House Canyon, Blue Canyon, Sugarlump, Oak Creek, Bluff Creek, Gillespie, Box Canyon, Cooney and Chiquito Peak Tuffs; the tuffs of Steins Mountain, Black Bill Canyon, Woodhaul Canyon, and Farr Ranch; tuffs of the Organ cauldron; and lower tuffs in the Bell Top Formation. Includes some locally erupted lavas and tuffs within thick intra-caldera units; includes minor volcaniclastic sedimentary units and lavas between thin outflow sheets.

Lithology: Major:{felsic volcanic}, Minor:{clastic}

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


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