Minerals of the Black Range     A-B-C

(Not A Definitive list as to Location or mineral)

 
 

Acanthite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: 85 Mine - Bonanza Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT: Carbonate Creek Mine - Grey Eagle Mine - Lady Franklin Camp (Bullion Mine, Comstock Mine, Iron King Mine, and Lady Franklin Mine)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: Silver Monument Mine - Little Granite Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Silver King Mine - Grey Eagle Mine

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Little Flat Mine - Montezuma Mine


Adularia


KINGSTON DISTRICT: Carbonate Creek Mine


Aguilarite


Winston


Alabandite


KINGSTON DISTRICT: Lady Franklin Camp (Black Colt MIne, Iron King MIne, and Lady Franklin MIne)


Alunogen


COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Alum Cave


Amethyst


CHLORIDE DISTRICT: Alaska Group, Illinois Mine, Great Republic Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Lookout Mine


Analcine


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT:  Diamond Creek


Anglesite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Petroglyph Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: Bald Eagle Mine

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft


Aragonite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Petroglyph Mine


Augite


CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Unnamed Prospect


Azurite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft) - Garfield Butler Group

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Silver Monument Mine - US Treasury Mine - Bald Eagle Mine

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine - Dictator Mine


Barbantite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim


Baryte


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Petroglyph Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Old Dude Shaft

OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Copper Mine - Graphic Lode


(Red) Beryl


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Round Mountain


Betekhtinite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - St. Cloud Mine


Bixbyite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Boiler Peak - Round Mountain


Bornite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Petroglyph Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Silver Monument Mine - St. Cloud Mine - US Treasury Mine


Brochantite


CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine


Bromargyrite


KINGSTON DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine - Lookout Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine - Bald Eagle Mine - Sheep Canyon


Bromian Chlorargyrite


GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Mimbres Mine


Calaverite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT: Keystone Mine


Calcite


See our blog on this mineral.


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: 85 MIne - Bonanza Mine - Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft) - Big Chief Mine in Percha Creek - Macy Mine - Mary Richmond Mine - Petroglyph Mine

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT: Ladrone Gulch Camp (Brush Heap Mine & Black Colt Mine) - Tall Pine Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Midnight Mine - St. Cloud Mine - US Treasury Mine - Little Granite Mine - Bald Eagle Mine

CHISE DISTRICT: Concordant Fluorspar Mine - Unnamed Prospect

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Dictator Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Wolford Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft -Victory Claims

COOKE’S RANGE: Cooke’s Range Manganese District - Starkey Group

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Cooke’s Peak Area - Kieft Cave

FLUORITE RIDGE DISTRICT: White Bluff Prospect


Calderónite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Palma Group


Cassiterite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: 74 Draw Mine - Alexander Mine - Nugget Gulch - Maverick Mountain - Squaw Creek Mine


Cerianite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim


Cerussite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Macy MinePetroglyph Mine - Unnamed - Virginia Lode

LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Grande Mine (Bridal Chamber)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: Bald Eagle Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine - Wolford Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft


Chabazite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Chalcanthite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Chance Mine - Garfield Butler Group


Chalcocite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Bonanza Mine - Chance Mine - Copper Flay (Sternberg Shaft) - Garfield Butler Group

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Silver Monument Mine - St. Cloud Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Old Dude Shaft

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine

MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw


Chalcopyrite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Bonanza Mine - Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft) -  Copper Flat Claims - Garfield Butler Group - Mary Richmond Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Carbonate Creek Mine - Grey Eagle Mine - Ladrone Gulch (Brush Heap Mine & Black Colt Mine)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Silver Monument Mine - St. Cloud Mine - US Treasury Mine - Little Granite Mine - Bald Eagle Mine - Pye Lode

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine


Chalcotrichite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft)


Chernovite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Chert


LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Grande Mine - Sierra Grande Mine (Carolina Mine)

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft


Chevkinite


MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw


Chlorargyrite


KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Ladrone Gulch (Brush Heap Mine) - Virginia Mine

LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Bella Group (Bunkhouse Stope) - Sierra Grande Mine (Bridal Chamber)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT: - Silver Monument Mine - US Treasury Mine - Bald Eagle Mine - Pye Lode - Black Mountain Group - Great Republic Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT:  Grey Eagle Mine

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Little Flat Mine - Montezuma Mine


Chlorite Group


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT:  Pierce Canyon Iron Deposit


Chrysocolla


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Wisconsin Claim

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Grey Eagle Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine

OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Copper Mine - Graphic Lode


Clinoptilolite


CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: South Fork Cuchillo Creek


Copper


GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  St. Cloud Mine - US Treasury Mine

OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Graphic Lode


Copper Stain


HERMOSA DISTRICT: Wolford Mine


Covellite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Silver Monument Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine


Creaseyite


OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Copper Mine


Cristobalite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: 74 Draw Mine - Alexander Mine


Cryptomelane


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Trogan Mine in Percha Creek


Cuprite


GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Silver Monument Mine - St. Cloud Mine - US Treasury Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine

OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Graphic Lode

 

The Minerals of the Black Range And Where they have been found

For minerals which begin with the letters D thru M see our Minerals of the Black Range D-M page.  For minerals which begin with the letters N thru Z, please see our Minerals of the Black Range N-Z page.


The following specimens are at the Mineral Museum, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico





Calcite from the Vanadinite Mine (aka Macy, Percha) in the Hillsboro Mining District




Quartz var Amethyst

SiO-- Royal Castle Claim, Mule Creek, Grant County. 




Copper (Cu)

Copper Flat Mine

Hillsboro Mining District, Sierra County




Chalcopyrite

(CuFeS2)

Copper Flat Mine

Hillsboro Mining District, Sierra County




Chlorargyrite (AgCl)

Palomas, Hermosa Mining District, Sierra County