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New Mexico Mining History Catalog

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New Mexico Mining History (with more history and less geology)


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Special Papers

SP 5 / Elston, W. E. and Northrup, S. A. / CENOZOIC VOLCANISM IN SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1976, pb, 151 pages, 82 figs., (9 in pocket), 22 tables, (1 in pocket), used, $ 28

SP 6 / Woodward, L. A. and Northrop, S. A. / TECTONICS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SOUTHWESTERN NORTH AMERICA, Socorro, 1976, pb, 218 pages, used, $ 25

SP 7 / Chapin, C. E. and Elston, W. E., Ed. / FIELD GUIDE TO SELECTED CAULDRONS AND MINING DISTRICTS OF THE DATIL-MOGOLLON VOLCANIC FIELD, Socorro, 1978, pb, 149 pages, new, $ 12; used, $ 8


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Bulletins

B 7 / Lasky, S. G. and Wootton, T. P. / THE METAL RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO AND THEIR ECONOMIC FEATURES, Socorro, 1933, pb, 178 pages, 2 plates, 4 figs., used, $ 25

B 8 / Lasky, S. G. / THE ORE DEPOSITS OF SOCORRO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1932, pb, 139 pages, 4 plates, 21 figures, new, $ 20, used, $ 15

B 8 / Lasky, S. G. / THE ORE DEPOSITS OF SOCORRO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1932, afb, 139 pages, 4 plates, 21 figures, an original 1932 copy, used, $ 40

B 10 / Harley, G. T. / THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF SIERRA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, 1934, pb, 220 pages, 21 figures, 11 plates, new, $ 20, used, $ 15

B 11 / Part III / Dunham, K. C. / THE MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DOÑA ANA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1935, pb, 270 pages, 5 plates (4 in pocket), 11 figs., new, $ 15

B 12 / Talmage, S. B. and Wootton, T. P. / THE NON-METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO AND THEIR ECONOMIC FEATURES (EXCLUSIVE OF FUELS), Socorro, 1937, pb, 159 pages, 12 plates, tables, used, $ 16; new, $ 20

B 15 / Halrey, G. T. / THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO (EXCLUSIVE OF COLFAX COUNTY), Socorro, 1940, pb, 104 pages, 5 plates (4 in pocket), 11 figs., an original 1940 copy, used, $ 38

B 19 / Entwistle, L. P. / MANGANIFEROUS IRON-ORE DEPOSITS NEAR SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1941, pb, 72 pages, 10 plates (3 in pocket), 11 figs., used, $ 20

B 21 / Rothrock, H. E., et.al. / FLUORSPAR RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1946, 245 pages, 23 plates, 15 figs., on cd, used, $ 20

B 21 / Rothrock, H. E., et.al. / FLUORSPAR RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1946, pb, 245 pages, 23 plates ( 6 in pocket), 15 figures, - 5 -, $ 99

B 22 / Bates, R. L. and Burks, M. R. / GEOLOGIC LITERATURE OF NEW MEXICO THROUGH 1944, Socorro, 1945, pb, 147 pages, used, $ 15

B 25 / Jahns, R. H. / MICA DEPOSITS OF THE PETACA DISTRICT, RIO ARRIBA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, WITH BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THE OJO CALIENTE DISTRICT, RIO ARRIBA COUNTY, AND THE ELK MOUNTAIN DISTRICT, SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Socorro, 1946, pb, 294 pages, 25 platers (5 in npocket), 28 figs., used, $ 65

B 27 / Benjovsky, T. D. / CONTRIBUTIONS OF NEW MEXICO’S MINERAL INDUSTRY TO WORLD WAR II, Socorro, 1947, pb, 81 pages, 3 plates, 6 figs., used, $ 15

B 36 / Allen, J. E. and Balk, R. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF FOR DEFIANCE AND TOHOTCHI QUADRANGLES, ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1954, pb, 192 pages, 19 tables, 21 figs., 16 plates, used, $ 15

B 37 / Jicha, H. L., Jr. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LAKE VALLEY QUADRANGLE, GRANT, LUNA, AND SIERRA COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO, 1969, pb, 93 pages, 8 tables, 13 figs., 5 plates (1 in pocket), new, $ 20, used, $ 12

B 38 / Elston, W. E. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURES OF SUYER QUADRANGLE, GRANT, LUNA, AND SIERRA COUNTIES, Socorro, 1957, pb, 86 pages, 10 tables, 8 figs., 8 plates (4 in pocket), used, $ 8

B 39 / Anderson, E. C. / THE METAL RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO AND THEIR ECONOMIC FEATURES THROUGH 1954, Socorro, 1957, pb, 183 pages, 21 tables, 3 figs., 5 plates (in pocket), used, $ 10; new, $ 20

B 44 / Allen, J. E. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE NAVAJO RESERVATION IN NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1955, pb, consists of 1 folded plate, used, $ 5

B 51 / Schilling, J. H. / GEOLOGY OF THE QUESTA MOLYBDENUM (MOLY) MINE AREA, Socorro, 1956, pb, 87 pages, 1 table, 29 figs., 5 plates (2 in pocket), used, $ 25 [With a sample of ore from the mine included with the book, $ 45]

B 53 / McKinlay, P. F. / GEOLOGY OF QUESTA QUADRANGLE, Taos County, New Mexico, Socorro, 1957, pb, 23 pages, 1 table, 1 plate, new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 59 / Bundy, W. M. / WALL-ROCK ALTERATION IN THE COCHITI MINING DISTRICT, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1958, pb, 71 pages, 7 tables, 2 plates, 24 figs., new, $ 10, used, $ 5

B 60 / Hewitt, C. H. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE NORTHERN BIG BURRO MOUNTAINS-REDROCK AREA, GRANT COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1959, pb, 151 pages, 10 tables, 3 figs., 13 plates (2 in pocket), new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 62 / Flege, R. F. / GEOLOGY OF LORDSBURG QUADRANGLE, HIDALGO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1959, pb, 36 pages, 2 tables, 2 figs., 10 plates, new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 65 / Burnham, C. W. / METALLOGENIC PROVINCES OF THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES AND NORTHERN MEXICO, Socorro, 1959, pb, 75 pages, 4 tables, 3 figs., 8 plates (in pocket), used, $ 20

B 67 / Griswold, G. B. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, 1959, 117 pages, 11 tables, 31 figures, 12 plates, new, $ 20, used, $ 10

B 71 / Schilling, J. H. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF TAOS COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Soccoro, 1960, pb, 124 pages, 3 tablers, 43 figs., 2 plates, new, $ 20; used, $ 15

B 72 / Griswold, G. B. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LUNA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1961, pb, 157 pages, 14 tables, 24 figs., 10 plates, new, $ 18, used, $ 10

B 74 / Schilling, C. F. and Schilling, J. H. / BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NEW MEXICO GEOLOGY AND MINERAL TECHNOLOGY, 1956-60, Soccoro, 1961, pb, 124 pages, new, $ 10, used, $ 6

B 76 / Schilling, J. H. / MOLYBDENUM RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1965, pb, 76 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 7 figs., 1 table, used. $ 15

B 81 / Elston, W. E. / SUMMARY OF THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF BERNALILLO, SANDOVAL, AND SANTA FE COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1967, pb, 81 pages, 13 tables, 2 plates (in pocket), new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 83 / Gillerman, E. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF WESTERN GRANT COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1964, pb, 213 pages, 3 tables, 34 figs., 11 plates, 11 photos, used, $ 30

B 86 / Jerome, S. E., Campbell, D. D., Wright, J. S., and Vitz, H. E. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SACRAMENTO (HIGH ROLLS) MINING DISTRICT, OTERO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1965, pb, 11 plates, new, $ 26, used, $ 20

B 87 / Kottlowski, F. E. / MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1965, pb, 437 pages, new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 91 / Bingler, E. C. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF RIO ARRIBA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1968, pb, 158 pages, 7 plates (in pocket), 22 figs., 4 tables, used, $ 15

B 94 / Clark, K. F. and Read, C. B. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF EAGLE NEST AREA, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1972, pb, 152 pages, 8 tables, 23 figs., 5 maps, 2 charts, 1 plate, used, $ 25

B 95 / Perhac, R. M. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE GALLINAS MOUNTAINS, LINCOLN AND TORRANCE COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1970, pb, 51 pages, 7 tables, 11 figs., 2 plates (in pocket), used, $ 12

B 96 / Zeller, R. A., Jr. / GEOLOGY OF LITTLE HATCHET MOUNTAINS, HIDALGO AND GRANT COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1970, pb, 26 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), new, $ 20 used, $ 10


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Circulars

C 101 / Kottlowski, F. E. and Foster, R. W. / EXPLORATION FOR MINERAL RESOURCES, Socorro, 1969, pb, 125 pages, new, $ 15, used, $ 10

C 123 / Thompson, T. B. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF NOGAL AND BONITO MINING DISTRICTS, Socorro, 1973, pb, 29 pages, 15 figs., new, $ 10


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Resource Maps

RM 15 / SILVER AND GOLD OCCURRENCES IN NEW MEXICO used, $ 16

RM 18 / URANIUM RESOURCES, new, $ 15

RM 21 / SILVER AND GOLD, new, $ 15, used, $ 10

RM 24 / MINING DISTRICTS AND PROSPECT AREAS IN NEW MEXICO, new, $ 19


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Geologic Maps

GM 34 / GEOLOGIC MAP AND SECTIONS OF SAN MIGUEL MOUNTAIN QUADRANGLE, $ 10

GM 36 / GEOLOGY OF EAST HALF OF CORRALITOS RANCH QUADRANGLE, $ 10


New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Scenic Trips to the Geologic Past Series

# 12 / THE STORY OF MINING IN NEW MEXICO, Socorro, 1974, pb, 112 pages, 29 photographs, 3 maps, new, $ 10


New Mexico Mineralogical Records [Listed by volume, issue, title, cost]

4, 1 / THE STEVENSON BENNETT MINE, $ 25

15, 3 / MINERALS OF POINT OF ROCKS, $ 15

20, 1 / NEW MEXICO ISSUE, $ 20

30, 5 / MEX-TEX MINE, $ 20


New Mexico Miscellaneous Publications

Beck, W. A. and Haase, Y. D. / HISTORICAL ATLAS OF NEW MEXICO, Norman, 1969, pb, 62 sections, bibliography, references, index, $ 20

Holmes, R. W. and Kennedy, M. B. / MINES AND MINERALS OF THE GREAT AMERICAN RIFT, COLORADO AND NEW MEXICO, New York, 1983, 332 pages, cl, - 5 -, $ 35

Huggard, C. J. and Humble, T. M. / SANTA RITA DEL COBRE: A COPPER MINING COMMUNITY (which was swallowed by the industry that created it), Boulder, 2012, pb, 252 pages, - 1 -, $ 26

Kimbler, F. S. and Narsavage, R. J., Jr. / NEW MEXICO ROCKS AND MINERALS, 1981, Sante Fe, 70 pages, pb, $ 8

McLemore, V. T. and Lueth, V. W. / ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO - URAMIUM RESOURCES, NMBGM Memoir 50 c, Socorro, 2017, pb, 67 pages, 32 figs., - 1 -, $ 25

McLemore, V. T. and Lueth, V. W. / ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEW MEXICO - METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES, NMBGM Memoir 50 D, Socorro, 2017, pb, 79 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Mitchell, J. R. / GEM TRAILS OF NEW MEXICO, Expanded, Revised Edition, Baldwin Park, 1987, pb, 110 pages, - 1 -, $ 6

Myrick, D. F. / NEW MEXICO’S RAILROADS: A Historical Survey, Albuquerque, 1990, pb, 276 pages, illustrations, - 1 -, $ 19

North, R. M., et.al. / SILVER AND GOLD OCCURRENCES IN NEW MEXICO, Socorro, New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Resource Map 15, 32 page booklet with map, photocopy, $10

Northrop, S., A. / MINERALS OF NEW MEXICO, 2nd edition revised, Albuquerque, 1959, cl, 665 pages, plus folded map of New Mexico shouwing the Mining Districts of New Mexico, - 2 -, $ 65

Northrop, S. A. / MINERALS OF NEW MEXICO, 3rd edition revised, Albuquerque, 1996, cl, 346 pages, plus 10 pages of mineral district maps, - 1 -, $ 35 [Content is the actually more than above book; this book is formatted in double columns on each page]

Pfeil, J. J. and Leavitt, A. J. / MINES, MILLS AND QUARRIES IN NEW MEXICO - 2001, Socorro, 2001, pb, 46 pages, - 1 -, one plate, $ 5

Price, L. G., et.al., Ed. / MINING IN NEW MEXICO, THE ENVIRONMENT, WATER, ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DECISION-MAKERS FIELD CONFERENCE, TAOS REGION, Socorro, 2005, pb, 168 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Rakocy, B. / GHOSTS OF KINGSTON-HILLSBORO, NEW MEXICO, El Paso, 1983, pb, 199 pages, - 2 -, $ 22

Ransome, F. L. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SOUTHWEST, Washington, D. C., 1933, pb, 67 pages, IGC 16th Session, Guidebook 14: Excursion C-1, - 3 -, $ 50 [Includes coverage of the Bisbee Mining District, Santa Rita and Hanover, New Mexico and others]

Saucier, A. E. / GRANTS URANIUM REGION GUIDEBOOK, ALBUQUERQUE TO AMBROSIA LAKE, NEW MEXICO, 1979, pb, 30 pages, 14 figs., - 3 -, $ 10

Sherman, J. E. and Sherman, B. H. / GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS OF NEW MEXICO, Norman, 1975, pb, 270 pages, - 3 -, $ 10

Sherman, J. E. and Sherman, B. H. / GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS OF NEW MEXICO, Norman, 1975, pb, 270 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Stuart, D. E. and Gauthier, R. P. / PREHISTORIC NEW MEXICO: Background for Survey, Albuquerque, 1984, pb, 459 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Prehistory and archeology of New Mexico with excellent reference list]

Turner - Peterson, C. E., Santos, E. S., and Fishman, N. S., Ed. / A BASIN ANALYSIS CASE STUDY: THE MORRISON FORMATION, GRANTS URANIUM REGION, NEW MEXICO, AAPG Studies in Geology # 22, Tulsa, 1986, pb, 391 pages, - 1 -, $ 129

Varney, P. / NEW MEXICO’S BEST GHOST TOWNS, Albuquerque, 1987, 190 pages, pb, $ 19

Vaskys, R. and Freed, M. / ROCKHOUNDING NEW MEXICO, 1st Edition, Guilford, 2008, pb, 257 pages, - 1 -, $ 16

Washburn, G. R. / THE HATCHET MOUNTAINS AND THE COOKS RANGE - FLORIDA MOUNTAINS AREA, GRANT, HIDALGO, AND LUNA COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO, Roswell Geological Society, 11th Annual Field Conference, Roswell, New Mexico, 1958, spiral bound, 140 pages, - 5 -, $ 26


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