Sierra cuchillo mining district

 
 


Becky Mine (Chise District)


Black knife group 1880’s - SEE: Black knife Mine


Black knife Mine (aka Black knife group 1880’s & prospectors delight mine)


MINERALS:   Anglesite   Calcite    Fluorite    Quartz

BLOGS: An Unprejudiced Opinion Post    May 18, 1883   May 25, 1883   June 1, 1883   June 8, 1883   June 22, 1883   July 13, 1883   July 20, 1883   July 27, 1883   August 3, 1883    August 17, 1883   August 31, 1883   September 7, 1883   September 21, 1883   September 28, 1883   November 23, 1883    February 8, 1884


Bootlegger Mine


MINERALS:   Fluorite


concordant fluorspar mine - SEE: mill hill (Chise District)


confidence mine 1890‘s - SEE: Confidence Mine


confidence group - SEE: Confidence Mine


confidence mine (AKA: Confidence Mine 1890’s & Confidence Group)


MINERALS:  Anglesite    Azurite    Brochantite   Calcite   Chalcocite   Galena    Hemimorphite    Linarite    Quartz   Vanadinite    Willemite    Wulfenite


Cross mountain prospects (Chise District)


MINERALS:   Fluorite


Cuchillo tin deposits (aka: monticello tin deposits & Willow springs draw)


MINERALS:   Calcite    Cassiterite    Chevkinite    Diopside    Hematite    Maxwellite    Nitrocalcite Perrierite    Pseudobrookite    Sanidine    Tilasite    Titanite    Tridymite    Zircon


embolite claim (Palomas Creek)


BLOG:  August 31, 1883   November 2, 1883


equator and iron reef group (POLARIS CLAIM)


BLOG:  January 4, 1884   January 11, 1884   January 18, 1884   January 24, 1884      February 1, 1884   February 15, 1884   February 22, 1884   March 7, 1884   March 14, 1884  March 21, 1884   April 4, 1884


fairview prospect


MINERALS:   Fluorite   Quartz


mill hill (aka concordant fluorspar mine) (Chise District)


MINERALS:   Calcite    Fluorite    Quartz


Monticello tin deposits - SEE: Cuchillo tin deposits


PALOMAS CHIEF     (L0cation?)


November 2, 1883   November 16, 1883   December 21, 1883   January 4, 1884           January 24, 1884


POLARIS CLAIM (ACROSS RIDGE FROM EQUATOR)


prospectors delight mine - SEE: Black knife Mine


sierra cuchillo


MINERALS:  Petrified Wood


south fork cuchillo creek


MINERALS:   Clinoptilolite


victorio prospect (Chise District)


MINERALS:   Fluorite


willow strings draw - SEE: Cuchillo tin deposits

 

MINES OF THE SIERRA CUCHILLO MINING DISTRICT

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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 northeastern part of the Black Range in Sierra County, 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.


AS ALWAYS - TEXT IN THIS COLOR IS A LINK