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Eureka Mine, Nacimiento Mountains District, Rio Arriba Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Eureka MineMine
Nacimiento Mountains DistrictMining District
Rio Arriba Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 0' 25'' North , 106° 51' 21'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cuba736 (2017)9.4km
La Jara207 (2011)13.9km
Regina105 (2011)21.7km
Santa Teresa2,741 (2006)22.7km
La Cueva168 (2017)23.9km


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Regions containing this locality

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

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Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Edward C. Bingler (1968) Geology and Mineral Resources of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. NMBMGR Bulletin 81
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Edward C. Bingler (1968) Geology and Mineral Resources of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. NMBMGR Bulletin 81
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia; Edward C. Bingler (1968) Geology and Mineral Resources of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. NMBMGR Bulletin 81
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Museum no. 17721
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4

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Bingler, Edward C. (1968), Geology and Mineral Resources of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of MGR, Bulletin 81.
USGS Professional Paper 68, The Ore Deposits of New Mexico.

USGS MRDS Record:10014234
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