The Elizabethtown - Baldy District is a lead, silver, gold, and copper mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico.
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Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Gold, Copper
Lat, Long: 36.625, -105.25000
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Elizabethtown - Baldy District MRDS details
Primary: Elizabethtown - Baldy District
State: New Mexico
District: ELIZABETHTOWN - BALDY DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1866
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Model Name: Komatiitic Ni-Cu
Description: EASTWARD TILTED AND FAULTED SED ROCKS: THE CIMARRON RANGE
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: SERICITIZATION AND SILICIFICATION
Reference (Deposit): GRATON, L.C., 1910, COLFAX COUNTY, INTHE ORE DEPOSITS OF NEW MEXICO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 68, P. 91-122.
Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A.H., AND BERGENDAHL, M.H., 1968, PRINCIPAL GOLD-PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 610, 283 P.
Reference (Deposit): MCLEMORE, VIRGINIA T. AND NORTH, ROBERT M., 1987, METALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS IN COLFAX AND UNION COUNTIES, NORHTEASTERN NEW MEXICO: NEW MEXICO GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 38. P. 323-329.
Reference (Deposit): FULP, MICHAEL S., 1991, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE NEW MEXICO ALKALIC PROVINCE: ABSTRACTS WITH PROGRAMS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. VOL. 23. NO. 4. P. 23.
Reference (Deposit): MCLEMORE,VIRGINIA T., 1991, GREAT PLAINS MARGIN GOLD-SILVER DEPOSITS IN NEW MEXICO: ABSTRACTS WITH IPROGRAMS GEOLOGIDAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, VOL. 23, NO. 4, P. 47-48.
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