Elizabethtown - Baldy District

The Elizabethtown - Baldy District is a lead, silver, gold, and copper mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Elizabethtown - Baldy District  

State:  New Mexico

County:  Colfax

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 36.625, -105.25000

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Elizabethtown - Baldy District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Elizabethtown - Baldy District


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Uranium
Secondary: Nickel
Secondary: Tungsten


Location

State: New Mexico
County: Colfax
District: ELIZABETHTOWN - BALDY DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1866
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Model Name: Komatiitic Ni-Cu


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: EASTWARD TILTED AND FAULTED SED ROCKS: THE CIMARRON RANGE


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: SERICITIZATION
Alteration Text: SERICITIZATION AND SILICIFICATION


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

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.