Geology of the Santa Rita mining area, New Mexico
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


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Other titlesSanta Rita mining area, New Mexico, Geology of the
Statementby A.C. Spencer and Sidney Paige
SeriesU.S. Geological survey. Bulletin 859
ContributionsPaige, Sidney, b. 1880, joint author
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 859
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24836254M
LC Control Number35000211

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New Mexico Mines and Minerals. by Fayette Alexander Jones. World Fair Edition Pages. This is a very very rare publication. If you can find a copy it normally runs $ to $ per copy. The Chino/Santa Rita porphyry copper and molybdenum mineralisation is associated with the Palaeocene (63 Ma) Santa Rita Stock, 17 km east of Silver City in the Central Mining District of south-western New Mexico, USA. Approximately km to the north of the Santa Rita Stock is the bi-lobate Hanover-Fierro Stock. On the margins of this latter stock the folded limestone and dolomite country. Santa Rita del Cobre: A Copper Mining Community in New Mexico. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, ; pp., b&w pho-tos and illus., 7 maps, notes, append., bib., ind., cloth, $ ISBN: Santa Rita del Cobre is a mining town that now resides in space. Founded in for the extraction of copper ores, by the town had. Sulfide chemistry and sulfide-olivine equilibrium; A special issue devoted to the Bushveld Complex; Oxygen isotope, aeromagnetic, and gravity anomalies associated with hydrothermally altered zones in the Yankee Fork Mining District, Custer County, Idaho; Evolution of hydrothermal fluid characteristics at the Santa Rita, New Mexico, porphyry.

New Mexico has , mining claims on public land listed in The Diggings™. Of these claims, % are active while % are now closed. Grant, Hidalgo, and McKinley are . I geology of the santa rita mining area new mexico I bibliography of north American geology and I a-e geological survey bulletin I geology of big horn county and the crow indian reservation montana I the southern Alaska range.   The Spanish, Mexicans, and Americans, successively, mined copper for more than years in Santa Rita, New Mexico. Starting in after an Apache man led the Spanish to the native copper deposits, miners at the site followed industry developments in the nineteenth century to create a network of underground : University Press of Colorado. B / MacDonald, D. F. / PROSPECTING AND MINING OF COPPER ORE AT SANTA RITA, NEW MEXICO, , afb, pages, 30 forms, 10 plates, 20 figs., $ 90 B / Horton, F. W. / MOLYBDENUM: ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION WITH A DISCUSSION OF MARKETS, PRICES, AND USES, , pb, pages, 18 plates, 2 figs., $ 45 [Stamp on cover indicates this.