Minerals of the Black Range     D to M

(Not A Definitive list as to Location or mineral)

 
 

Delafossite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Silver Monument Mine


Descloizite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Macy Mine - Petroglyph Mine - Unnamed

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Mimbres Mine

LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Grande Mine

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Dictator Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Wolford Mine


Diopside


MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw


Dioptase


OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT:  Copper Mine


Dolomite


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


Durangite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: 74 Draw Mine - The Clearing - Boiler Peak


Epidote


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Midnight Mine - US Treasury Mine


Fluorite


Black Range Rag post on this mineral.


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Macy Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Carbonate Creek Mine - Grey Eagle Mine

CHISE DISTRICT: Cross Mountain Prospects - Concordant Flourspar Mine - Unnamed Prospect - Victorio Prospect

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Bootlegger Mine - Fairview Prospect  - Prospectors Delight Mine

PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

SALADO: Salado Prospect

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: 74 Draw Mine

COOKE’S RANGE: Cooke’s Range Manganese District

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Cooke’s Peak Area - Montezuma Mine - Section 27 Prospect

FLUORITE RIDGE DISTRICT: Goat Ridge Prospect - Grattan Mine - Green Spar Mine - Greenleaf Mine - Hilltop Prospect - Lucky Mine - Sadler Mine - San Juan Mine - Tiptop Prospect - Valley Mine - Whitehill Prospect


Fornacite


OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Copper Mine


Freibergite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Silver Monument Mine


Galena


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Bonanza Mine - Garfield Butler Group - Macy Mine - Mary Richmond Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Grey Eagle Mine - Ladrone Gulch Camp (Brush Heap Mine) - Lady Franklin Camp (Black Colt Mine)

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

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: American Flag Group - Flagstaff Propery - Nana Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Jose District


Garnet


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Midnight Mine


Gasparite


PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Geerite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  St. Cloud Mine


Geode


COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Ft. Cummings


Glauconite


TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Pierce Canyon Iron District


Goethite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Petroglyph Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Juniper Mine - Squaw Creek Mine - The Clearing


Gold


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: 85 Mine - Bonanza Mine - Copper Flat Claims - Gold Dust Placers - Luxemburg Placers - Mary Richmond Mind - Snake Gulch Placers - Wicks Gulch Placers - Bigelow

KINGSTON DISTRICT:  Silver Queen Group - Carbonate Creek Mine - Grey Eagle Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine - Ivanhoe Mine - Black Eagle Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Log Cabin Mine - Lookout Mine


Gonyerite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine


Goslarite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Garfield Butler Group


Halloysite


GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Ramsey Deposit


Hematite


MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw

PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Pierce Canyon Iron Deposit

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: 74 Draw Mine - Squaw Creek Mine - Alexander Mine


Hematite (Specularite)


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT:  Round Mountain - The Clearing


Hemimorphite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Petroglyph Mine

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft - Old Dude Shaft


Hessite


TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Lookout Mountain - Grey Eagle Mine


Heulandite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Macy Mine - Rex Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Buster Creek

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Nugget Gulch - Squaw Creek Mine

COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Ft. Cummings


Hidalgoite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT:  Juniper Creek - Nugget Gulch - The Clearing


Hydroniumjarosite


GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Mimbres Mine


Iddingsite


COOKE’S PEAK DISTRICT: Ft. Cummings


Ilmenite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Virginia Lode

PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim


Iodargyrite


LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Grande Mine


Jalpaite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine


Jarosite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Juniper Mine - The Clearing


Kaolinite


HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Ramsey Deposit


Kentrolite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Rex Mine - Big Chief Mine in Percha Creek


Lepidocrocite


HERMOSA DISTRICT: Nana Mine


Limonite


KINGSTON DISTRICT: Tall Pine Mine

HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Bonanza Mine - Chance Mine - Garfield Butler Group - Mary Richmond Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine - Bald Eagle Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Wolford Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Old Dude Shaft

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Linarite


CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Confidence Mine

MACHO DISTRICT: Anniversary Shaft


Magnetite


CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine

PARAMOUNT CANYON: Beryllium Virgin Claim


Malachite


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

GEORGETOWN DISTRICT: Copper Rose Mine

KINGSTON DISTRICT: Grey Eagle Mine - Ladrone Gulch Camp (Andy Johnson Mine & Brush Heap Mine)

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

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Dictator Mine

TIERRA BLANCA DISTRICT: Lookout Mine


Manganese Oxides


COOKES RANGE


Manganite


LAKE VALLEY DISTRICT:  Sierra Grande Mine & Bridal Chamber


Maxwellite


MONTICELLO TIN DISTRICT: Willow Springs Draw

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Melanotekite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Macy Mine - Petroglyph Mine - Rex Mine


Mesolite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Diamond Creek


Mimetite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT: Macy Mine - Petroglyph Mine

HERMOSA DISTRICT: Wolford Mine


Minium


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  York Claim


Molybdenite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Copper Flat (Sternberg Shaft)

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  US Treasury Mine


Montmorillonite


TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Boiler Peak


Mordenite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Rex Mine

TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT: Squaw Creek Mine


Mottramite


HILLSBORO DISTRICT:  Petroglyph Mine

CHLORIDE DISTRICT:  Black Hawk Mine

CUCHILLO NEGRO DISTRICT: Dictator Mine


Murdochite


OLD HADLEY MINING DISTRICT: Copper Mine

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

For minerals which begin with the letters A thru C see our Minerals of the Black Range A-C 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.




Fluorite CaF2

Surprise # 1 Mine

Cooke's Peak Mining District.




Fluorite/Calcite

Fluorite Ridge

Luna County, NM.




Fluorite CaF2

Gratten Mine

Cookes Peak District

Luna County, NM.




Fluorite CaF2 from Surprise # 1 Mine, Cooke's Peak Mining District. 




Fluorite CaF2 from Cooke's Peak, Cooke's Peak Mining District. 




Fluorite CaF2 from Surprise # 1 Mine, Cooke's Peak Mining District.




Gold from the Bigelow Mine, Hillsboro Mining District.