Carroll Prospect, Caballo Mountain District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Caballo Mountain District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 2' 3'' North , 107° 12' 20'' West
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Commodity: Mcanulty, 1978, reported caf2 content ranges from less than 5 % to more than 60 %, estimated average content between 20 % to 35 % caf2 and suggested bulk sampling to establish a reliable average grade.
Deposit: Principal deposits occur in two well-developed fluorite-jasperoid mantos. One manto is exposed for 1500 ft. In length, 100 ft. In width, and 6 ft. To 8 ft. In thickness. Both concordant and discordant jasperoid bodies occur with coarse-grained fluorite present in vugs and openings between breccia clasts of jasperoid. 18 unpatented claims.
Geology: For regional geology see sierra caballos district.
Rock formation(s): Magdalena Group
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Fluorite|
Reference: NMBMMR Memoir 34 Fluorspar in New Mexico; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 3 - Halides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
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MCANULTY, W.N., (1978) NMBMMR MEM 34, P. 48-49
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