New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Museum

New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Museum (HMPXW)

Location: Socorro, NM 87801 Socorro County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 4.011', W 106° 54.469'

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Based on personal collection willed to the New Mexico School of Mines by C.T. Brown in 1928, this museum displays thousands of mineral specimens from around the world with special emphasis on minerals found in New Mexico. Highlights include smithsonite from Kelly (Magdalena District), linarite from Bingham, Grants District uranium, Carlsbad potash, Silver City copper, Harding pegmatite minerals, and numerous fossils.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 4:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 323943 N 3771210
Decimal Degrees34.06685000, -106.90781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 4.011', W 106° 54.469'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 4' 0.66" N, 106° 54' 28.14" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 60-136 Canyon Dr, Socorro NM 87801, US
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