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Bishop's Cap, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Bishop's Cap- not defined -
Doña Ana Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 57' 19'' North , 106° 22' 41'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km


Southeast of Las Cruces, NM at the southern end of the Organ mountains.

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11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: D. Court Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: In bones.
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: D. Court Collection; NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. Court Collection
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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