The lake valley, Tierra blanca, & macho mining districtS

 


anniversary shaft (Macho district)


MINERALS:   Anglesite    Calcite    Cerussite    Chert    Galena    Hemimorphite    Limonite    Psilomelane    Pyrite    Smithsonite    Sphalerite    Vanadinite    Wulfenite


argus claims (Tierra blanca district)


bella chute (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:   Chlorargyrite    Vanadinite    November 2, 1883


berrenda creek prospects (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:   Quartz    Scheelite


Bridal Chamber Stope (Sierra Grande Mine - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:   Cerussite    Chlorargyrite    Manganite    Pyrolusite   November 2, 1883


bunkhouse stope (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:   Chlorargyrite    November 2, 1883


Carolina Mine (Sierra Grande Mine - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:   Chert    Pyrolusite    Silver    Wulfenite   Chlorargyrite

BLOGS:  November 2, 1883  Chlorargyrite


Columbia (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


BLOG:  August 31, 1883   November 2, 1883


emporia incline (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:  Silver   November 2, 1883


Harrison Mine (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


BLOG: November 2, 1883


Lake Valley


MINERALS:  Sanidine


last chance (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


BLOG: November 2, 1883


latham mine (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS: Hematite


log cabin mine (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:   Gold    Quartz


lookout mine (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:   Gold    Hessite    Malachite    Pyrite    Quartz (Amethyst)    Sphalerite  Sylvanite


midnight claim (Tierra blanca district)


Old Bridal Chamber Mine - SEE: Bridal Chamber Stope


old dude shaft (Macho district)


MINERALS:   Anglesite    Bayrte    Calcite    Cerussite    Chalcocite    Chert    Galena    Hemimorphite    Limonite    Psilomelane    Pyrite    Smithsonite    Sphalerite    Vanadinite    Wulfenite


Pierce canyon iron deposit (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:   Chlorite Group    Glauconite    Hematite


Sierra apache group - Lake Valley


MINERALS:  Silver

BLOG: November 2, 1883


Sierra bella group - Lake Valley


  1. Bella Chute

  2. Bunkhouse Stope

  3. Columbia

  4. Emporia Incline

  5. Harrison Mine

  6. Last Chance

  7. Striby Mine


BLOG: November 2, 1883


Sierra Grande Mine - Lake Valley


MINERALS:   Cerussite    Chert    Chlorargyrite    Descloizite    Iodargyrite    Manganite    Pyrolusite    Silver    Vanadinite    Wulfenite

Blogs:   March 23, 1883   April 20, 1883    August 17, 1883   November 2, 1883          Sierra Grande Mine


  1. Bridal Chamber Stope

  2. Old Bridal Chamber Mine

  3. Carolina Mine

  4. Thirty Stope

  5. Twenty-Five Cut


Sierra Plata - Lake Valley


silver king mine (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:   Acanthite


striby mine (Sierra bella group - Lake Valley)


BLOG: November 2, 1883


Thirty stope (Sierra Grande Mine - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:  Silver

BLOG: November 2, 1883


Twenty-Five cut (Sierra Grande Mine - Lake Valley)


MINERALS:  Silver

BLOG: November 2, 1883


victory claims (Macho district)


MINERALS: Calcite


wausa claim (Tierra blanca district)


MINERALS:

 

THE LAKE VALLEY, TIERRA BLACNA, AND MACHO MINING DISTRICTS

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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 to the vicinity of Lake Valley, New Mexico - Tierra Blanca to the north and Macho to the south. 


The following is a listing of the mines of the Lake Valley Mining District, 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.


AS ALWAYS - TEXT IN THIS COLOR IS A LINK