Jarilla Mountains

Past Producer in Otero county in New Mexico, United States with commodity Gemstone

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10062517
MRDS ID TC36008
Record type Site
Current site name Jarilla Mountains

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -106.10916, 32.40902 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States New Mexico Otero

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gemstone Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • BLUE COLORED, FADED IN SUNLIGHT

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Turquoise Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -106.10916, 32.40902

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No
Discovery year <1892
Discoverer Indians

Comments on the production information

  • SMALL AMOUNT, COLOR FADED AT SURFACE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS TC36008

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CARTER, M.D., 1977, GEM MATERIALS, IN MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO: NEW MEXICO BUREAU OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES BULLETIN 87, P. 267-276

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1992 Page, Norman J. U.S. Geological Survey