The Morning Glory Mine 1880's is a silver, copper, and gold mine located in Sierra county, New Mexico at an elevation of 5,801 feet.
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Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Copper, Gold
Lat, Long: 32.94806, -107.53389
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Morning Glory Mine 1880's MRDS details
Primary: Morning Glory Mine 1880's
State: New Mexico
District: Hillsboro District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: E. B. Paxton
Home Office: Hillsboro, N.M.
Years: 1938 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1885
Year Last Production: 1938
Discovery Year: 1885
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Vein Is Part Of A Radial System Of Veins Associated With The Copper Flat Monzonite Porphyry.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene
Comment (Location): LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE RIDGE SEPARATING WICKS GULCH FROM READY PAY GULCH.
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1880'S
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS REPORTED IN 1933 CONSISTED OF AN 85 FT. VERTICAL SHAFT AND A 1200 FT. TUNNEL.
Comment (Geology): FOR REGIONAL GEOLOGY SEE HILLSBORO DISTRICT.
Reference (Deposit): NMBMMR GENERAL FILE DATA
Reference (Deposit): HEDLUND, D.C., 1977 USGS MAP MF-900-B
Reference (Deposit): HARLEY, G.T., 1934 NMBMMR BULL 10, P. 125-141, P. 158
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