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Uncle Sam Mine, Georgetown, Georgetown District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Uncle Sam MineMine
Georgetown- not defined -
Georgetown DistrictMining District
Grant Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 31' 2'' North , 108° 18' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Signal181 (2011)6.6km
Tyrone637 (2011)21.4km
Hurley1,256 (2017)26.4km
Silver City10,004 (2017)28.3km
North Hurley300 (2011)28.4km


Structure: Deposits Occur Along The N45W Striking Uncle Sam Fault.

Alteration: Silicification

Deposit: Deposits occur in a vein 1 ft. To 8 ft. Wide along a northwest striking fault. Four patented claims mineral survey number 1373 covering 81.264 acres.

Rock formation(s): Burro Mountain Granite


Ore(s): Fault-Fracture Structural Control.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
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.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
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
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

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Lovering, T.G., (1956) USGS Bull 1009-l, P. 349
Gillerman,e., (1964) Nmbmmr Bull 83, P. 100, Plate 7

USGS MRDS Record:10013300
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