Cooke’s Range & Fluorite ridge MINES

 
 


85 Group  (Cooke’s peak district)


Alum Cave (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:  Alunogen


contention group (Cooke’s peak district)


cooke’s peak area (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:  Calcite    Fluorite    Psilomelane    Quartz (Carnelian)


copper mine (aka copperton mine) (old hadley [graphic] district)


MINERALS:  Baryte    Chrysocolla    Creaseyite    Dioptase    Fornacite    Murdochite    Plancheite    Quarts(Jasper)    Shattukite    Vanadinite


copperton mine - SEE: Cooper mine (old hadley [graphic] district)


cox prospect - SEE: green spar mine  (fluorite ridge district)


deckert mine (fluorite ridge district)


desdemona mine (Cooke’s peak district)


duke of Luxembourg prospect (fluorite ridge district)


el paso mine (Cooke’s peak district)


faywood mine  (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:  Quartz    Vanadinite


ft. cummings (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Geode    Heulandite    Iddingsite    Thomsonite-Ca


goat ridge prospect (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite    Quartz


graphic lode (old hadley [graphic] district)


MINERALS:  Baryte    Chrysocolla   Copper   Cuprite    Tenorite


grattan mine (aka sadler no. 2 mine)  (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite    Pyrite    Quartz


grattan state land - SEE: green spar mine  (fluorite ridge district)


greenleaf mine  (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite    Psilomelane    Quartz


green spar mine (aka grattan state land or cox prospect)

(fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite


hilltop prospect  (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite


hub mine (old hadley [graphic] district)


Inez mine (Cooke’s peak district)


jackson’s tunnel - SEE: kieft cave  (Cooke’s peak district)


jośe District  (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Galena    Pyrite    Quartz    Sphalerite    Vanadinite


jumbo prospect (old hadley [graphic] district)


kieft cave (aka jackson’s tunnel) (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Calcite


lead king  (Cooke’s peak district)


little flat mine  (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Acanthite    Chlorargyrite


lookout prospect  (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Calcite


lucky mine (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite


Manganese district (Cooke’s Range)


MINERALS:   Manganese Oxides (Dentrites)    Quartz (Carnelian)     Quartz (Chalcedony)    Quartz (Jasper)    Calcite    Fluorite    Psilomelane    Wad


monte cristo mine  (Cooke’s peak district)


montezuma mine (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:  Acanthite    Chlorargyrite 

BLOGS:  More Unprejudiced Opinions


othello mine (Cooke’s peak district)


poe group (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Sphalerite


rattlesnake canyon (old hadley [graphic] district)


rock island mine (old hadley [graphic] district)


MINERALS:  Vanadinite


ruth’s ridge - SEE: Starkey Group


MINERALS:  Calcite   Wad


sadler mine (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite

BLOGS:  Sadler Mine


sadler no. 2 mine - SEE: grattan mine   (fluorite ridge district)


san juan mine (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite    Quartz


section 2 mine (fluorite ridge district)


section 27 prospect (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite


silver cave (Cooke’s peak district)


Starkey Group (aka Ruth’s Ridge) (Cooke’s Range)


MINERALS:  Calcite   Wad


summit group - see: poe group (Cooke’s peak district)


surprise and mahonney number 1 shaft (Cooke’s peak district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite 


tiptop prospect (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Fluorite 


valley mine (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite    Quartz


white bluff prospect (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:   Calcite    Fluorite    Quartz


whitehill prospect (fluorite ridge district)


MINERALS:  Fluorite


white oaks (Cooke’s peak district)

 

MINES OF THE COOKE’S RANGE AND FLUORITE RIDGE

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Mines and mining districts are ill defined.  Geographic coverage and names have varied over time.  In general, the mines listed here are those found in the Cooke’s Range and adjacent Fluorite Ridge, New Mexico.


The following is a listing of the mines of this area, the minerals that were taken from the mines, blogs on the Black Range Rag about the mines, and links to other material about the mines.  Blog entries which are dates (e.g. March 23, 1883) are links to blogs about the issue of The Black Range newspaper.


See our “Southern Roads” page for an extensive discussion of mining in this area.


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