Copper Dick mine

former gold mine of asbestos in Hidalgo county, NM

Geologic information

Name of siteCopper Dick mine
Developmentformer gold mine
StateNM
CountyHidalgo
Geographic location:-108.4606, 31.8566
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Fibrous mineralFibrous actinolite"" (V.T. McLemore, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Geology, written communication, 2007)
Associated mineralschalcopyrite
unknown Ag- and Au-bearing minerals
galena
garnet
epidote
chlorite
albite
calcite
quartz
Host rock typesskarn
Geologic map unit-108.4606, 31.8566
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Reference information

McLemore, V.T., Sutphin, D.M., Hack, D.R., and Pease, T.C., 1996, Mining history and mineral resources of the Mimbres Resource Area, Dona, Ana, Luna, Hidalgo, and Grant Counties, New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Open-File Report OF-424, 251 p.
V.T. McLemore, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Geology, written communication, 2007