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Smith Mine (Kittie Doland Mine), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Smith Mine (Kittie Doland Mine)Mine
Organ DistrictMining District
Organ MtsMountain Range
Doña Ana Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 28' 43'' North , 106° 34' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Organ323 (2011)6.4km
White Sands1,651 (2017)13.7km
Doña Ana1,211 (2011)25.0km
San Ysidro2,090 (2011)26.8km
Las Cruces101,643 (2018)27.0km


Alteration: Silicification

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chlorargyrite ?
Formula: AgCl
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains; 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 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite ?3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite ?9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3187209
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

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]

Moscovian
307 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2856578
Sandia Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (307 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sandia Formation

Description: Predominately clastic unit (commonly arkosic) with minor black shales, and limestone in lower part; map unit locally includes Morrowan Osha Canyon Formation in Sierra Nacimiento.

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:{sandstone,shale,conglomerate}, Minor:{limestone,black shale}

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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References

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New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Bulletin 11, The Geology of the Organ Mountains.
Seager, W.R., (1981), Geology of Organ Mountains and Southern San Andres Mountains, New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 36, 97 P.
Dunham, K.C., (1935), Geology of the Organ Mountains -- with an Account of the Geology and Mineral Resources of Dona Ana County, New Mexico: New Mexico School of Mines, State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Bulletin 11, 272 P.

USGS MRDS Record:10062671
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