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Macy Mine (Percha Mine; Vanadinite Mine; J. C. Macy claim; Barking Frog; Bobbee De claim), Percha Creek, Hillsboro, Hillsboro District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Macy Mine (Percha Mine; Vanadinite Mine; J. C. Macy claim; Barking Frog; Bobbee De claim)Mine
Percha CreekCreek
Hillsboro- not defined -
Hillsboro DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
New MexicoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 54' 56'' North , 107° 31' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.91556,-107.52500
GeoHash:G#: 9tge30nej
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hillsboro124 (2011)4.0km
Oasis149 (2011)19.4km
Arrey232 (2011)20.6km
Caballo112 (2011)21.3km
Las Palomas173 (2011)26.7km


Officially staked as Percha Mine, but has become known as the Macy Mine based on the name of the J. C. Macy claim.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: M Massis collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: NMBMMR New Mexico Mineral symposium (2001) pp. 4-5
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 p60
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Min Rec 20:1 p60
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NMBMMR New Mexico Mineral symposium (2001) pp. 4-5
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: NMBMMR New Mexico Mineral symposium (2001) pp. 4-5
Melanotekite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: NMBMMR New Mexico Mineral symposium (2001) pp. 4-5
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; M Massis collection
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Reference: 2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; M Massis collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: M Massis collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Melanotekite9.BE.80Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Melanotekite56.2.10.1Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
-Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
O CalciteCaCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
VVanadium
V Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)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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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Early Miocene - Late Eocene
15.97 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2772739
Middle Tertiary volcanic rocks, undifferentiated

Age: Cenozoic (15.97 - 37.8 Ma)

Description: Includes the predominantly andesitic to dacitic stratovolcano complex at Sierra Blanca (Oligocene to upper Eocene) and many smaller outliers.

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:{andesite,dacite}

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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