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Jicarilla Apache deposit, Nacimiento Mountains District, Sandoval Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Jicarilla Apache depositDeposit
Nacimiento Mountains DistrictMining District
Sandoval Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 7' 23'' North , 107° 14' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
La Jara207 (2011)23.6km
Regina105 (2011)25.8km
Cuba736 (2017)27.2km
Torreon326 (2011)36.3km
Gallina286 (2017)39.0km


Tectonics: San Juan Basin

Deposit: The manganese ore occurred As concretionary nodules of pyrolusite and wad. In a flat bed of sandy shale. It was overlain in several places by feet of sandstone.

Development: The ore was mined out in 1958.

Geology: The cuba manganese district is the only locality in the state where the concretionary manganese nodules were formed during or immediately after deposition of the host rock.

Rock formation(s): San Jose


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range
Colorado Plateau, USAPlateau

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Wad'
Reference: NMBMMR Bull 81 Summary of the Mineral Resources of Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, New Mexico; 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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O HematiteFe2O3
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
FARNHAM, L.L., (1961), USBM IC 8030, P. 75-79
DORR II, J.V.N., (1965), NMBMMR BULL 87, P. 183-195.

USGS MRDS Record:10014472
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