New Years Gift Mine

Past Producer in Grant county in New Mexico, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10013279
MRDS ID D009495
Record type Site
Current site name New Years Gift Mine
Alternate or previous names New Years Gift Consolidated Quartz Mine Group: Claims Patented In 1899, New Years Gift, Jumbo, Geronimo
Related records 10296286

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -108.99981, 32.84094 (WGS84)
Elevation 1585
Relative position ABOUT 43 MILES N 84 W OF SILVER CITY.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States New Mexico Grant

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
New Mexico 017S 021W 10 SW New Mexico

Comments on the location information

  • ACCURATE LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLATE 1 OF USGS BULL 1222-E.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Copper Secondary
Lead Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Argentite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -108.99981, 32.84094

Ore body information

  • General form PINCH AND SWELL

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault-Fracture Structural Control.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place
Year of first production 1895
Year of last production 1941

Mining district

District name Steeple Rock District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Carlisle Development Co.
    Home office Phoenix, Ariz.
    First year 1940

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION YEARS WERE 1915, 1919, 1940, AND 1941.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 76.2M

Comments on the workings information

  • THE MAIN SHAFT IS REPORTED TO BE 250 FT. DEEP.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D009495

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ELSTON, W.E., 1960 NMBMMR GEOLOGIC MAP, GM-15

  • Deposit

    GILLERMAN, E., 1964 NMBMMR BULL 83, P. 196

  • Deposit

    GRIGGS, R.L., AND WAGNER, H.C., 1966 USGS BULL 1222-E, 29 PAGES

  • Deposit

    NMBMMR GENERAL FILE DATA

  • Deposit

    LINDGREN, W., GRATON, L.C., AND GORDON, C.H., 1910 USGS PP 68, P. 327-328

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THREE PATENTED CLAIMS MINERAL SURVEY NUMBER 1013 COVERING 47.79 ACRES.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1982 Menzie, David New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources