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Hell Canyon, Valencia Co., New Mexico, USAi
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Hell CanyonCanyon
Valencia Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 53' 52'' North , 106° 25' 19'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.89785,-106.42209
GeoHash:G#: 9whqd2cy9
Locality type:Canyon
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ponderosa Pine1,195 (2011)12.5km
Cedro430 (2011)15.2km
Meadow Lake4,708 (2011)15.4km
Chilili137 (2011)17.3km
Manzano Springs137 (2011)18.6km


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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Museum no. 18469.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Museum no. 18469.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

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 = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3187209
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 2970395
Paleoproterozoic mafic metavolcanic rocks with subordinate felsic metavolcanic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Pecos Complex; Moppin Complex; Gold Hill Complex

Description: Includes the 1.78-1.72 Ga Moppin (Tusas Mountains), Gold Hill (Taos Range), and Pecos (Sangre de Cristo Mountains) complexes; interpreted to be supracrustal part of juvenile volcanic arc basement.

Comments: Original map source: Green, G.N., Jones, G.E., and Anderson, O.J., 1997, The Digital Geologic Map of New Mexico in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0052, 9 p., scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{metavolcanic,metaclastic,gneiss}, Minor:{amphibolite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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