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Blanchard Mine (Portales-Blanchard Mine), Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 48' 42'' North , 106° 22' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.81167,-106.37500
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A lead mine located near Bingham. Owned by Portales Mining Co. Ore is in the Council Springs Limestone member of the Pennsylvanian Madera Limestone.

Also known as Hansonburg Lead mine and McCarthy Lead mine.

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50 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Pennsylvanian
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2834531
Pennsylvanian rocks, undivided

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sandia Formation; Madera Limestone; La Pasada Formation; Alamitos Formation; Flechado Formation; Bar B Formation; Nakaye Formation; Red House Formation; Oswaldo Formation; Syrena Formation

Description: In Sangre de Cristo Mountains may include Sandia, Madera, La Pasada, Alamitos, and Flechado Formations; elsewhere may include Bar-B, Nakaye, Red House, Oswaldo, and Syrena Formations.

Lithology: Major:{shale,limestone,mixed clastic}, Incidental:{coal, chert}

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

The Mineralogical Record: 20: 31-46.

Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 30.



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