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Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA

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Dry Placer Mining (1907 or earlier)

Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA
Wet Placer Mining (1907 or earlier)

Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA
 

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MelanteriteFeSO4 · 7H2O
TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
CerussitePbCO3
MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CassiteriteSnO2
IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
QuartzSiO2
TenoriteCuO
CerussitePbCO3
MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MelanteriteFeSO4 · 7H2O
ScheeliteCa(WO4)
WulfenitePb(MoO4)
TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
WollastoniteCaSiO3
ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
QuartzSiO2
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
WollastoniteCaSiO3
ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
ChalcociteCu2S
ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CovelliteCuS
GalenaPbS
SphaleriteZnS
GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MelanteriteFeSO4 · 7H2O
KPotassium
Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
FluoriteCaF2
GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
MelanteriteFeSO4 · 7H2O
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
ChalcociteCu2S
ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CovelliteCuS
TenoriteCuO
MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
ZnZinc
SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SnTin
CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
GoldAu
PbLead
GalenaPbS
CerussitePbCO3
WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

North, Robert M., (1982) Geology and ore deposits of the Orogrande mining district, Otero Co., New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-370

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