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Commercial Cramer Mine (Commercial Mine; Commercial Incline), Georgetown, Georgetown District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USAi
Regional Level Types
Commercial Cramer Mine (Commercial Mine; Commercial Incline)Mine
Georgetown- not defined -
Georgetown DistrictMining District
Grant Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 50' 53'' North , 108° 1' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mimbres667 (2011)4.2km
Hanover167 (2011)7.4km
Bayard2,264 (2017)13.8km
Santa Clara1,638 (2017)14.1km
Arenas Valley1,522 (2011)16.1km


A silver-lead mine.


Deposit: One patented claim mineral survey number 501 covering 12.84 acres. The commercial mine was one of the three major mines of the georgetown district which was held by the mimbres consolidated mining co. From 1880 to 1909 and by C. P. Cramer from 1910 to 1922. ; info.src : 1 pub lit; 2 unpub rept discovery year: 1870's

Rock formation(s): Fusselman Dolomite;Percha Shale


Ore(s): Mineralized Solutions Replaced Favorable Host Rock Beneath An Impervious Shale.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Saathoff Collection; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: M Massis collection
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Eckhard D. Stuart - collection
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Colour: Green
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: M Massis collection; Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Eckhard D. Stuart - collection 1/29/08; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Saathoff Collection; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Reference: Saathoff Collection
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Description: Excellent micro crystals with great coverage ranging in color from bright orange to red to brown. Often replaces vanadinite.
Reference: M Massis collection; Rocks & Min.: 19:310.; Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43
Galena
Formula: PbS
Habit: cleavages frozen in matrix
Colour: black metallic
Fluorescence: none
Reference: Eckhard D. Stuart - collection 1/29/08; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Eckhard Stuart & Chet Lemanski 1/29/08
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Jerry Cone Collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Jerry Cone Collection
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: 2 mm pentagons frozen in matrix
Reference: Eckhard D. Stuart - collection 1/29/08
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Small prismatic and drusy
Colour: Colourless
Fluorescence: None.
Reference: Eckhard Stuart & Chet Lemanski 1/29/08; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Small prismatic and drusy
Colour: Colourless
Fluorescence: None.
Reference: Eckhard Stuart & Chet Lemanski 1/29/08
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Description: Hollow brown crystals to 1 cm, often replaced by descloizite
Reference: M Massis collection; Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: RS Demark collection; Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O PlattneritePbO2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
BrBromine
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Br BromargyriteAgBr
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals (1944): 19: 310.
Rocks & Minerals (2008): 83(1): 34-43.
Jones, F. A., (1904) New Mexico Mines and Minerals, the New Mexican Printing Co., P. 45
Lindgren, W., Graton, L. C., and Gordon, C. H., (1910) USGS Pp 68, P. 318-319
Anderson, E. C., (1957) Nmbmmr Bull 39, P. 67
Hernon, R. M., Jones, W. R., and Moore, S. L., (1964) USGS Geologic Map, Gq-306
Jones, W. R., Hernon, R. M., and Moore, S. L., (1967) USGS Pp 555, 144 Pages

USGS MRDS Record:10013429
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