The Chloride Mining District

Mines and mining districts are ill defined.  Geographic coverage and names have varied over time.  In general, the mines listed here are to the vicinity of Chloride, New Mexico (including, but not limited to: Bear, Dry, Fairview (now Winston), Mineral, Monument, and Buster Creeks; Chloride; Grafton; and Phillipsburg). 

The following is a listing of the mines of the Chloride Mining District, the minerals that were taken from the mines, blogs on the Black Range Rag about the mines, and links to other material about the mines.  Blog entries which are dates (e.g. March 23, 1883) are links to blogs about the issue of The Black Range newspaper of that date (this newspaper was published in the Chloride District).  See Where Were The Mines post for map.


MINES OF THE DISTRICT



460 - SE: ROYAL ARCH (GRAFTON)


ADAMS BAR PLACER MINE


ADIRONDACK


ALASKA GROUP (INCL. MONTEZUMA, YANKEE BOY) (GRAFTON)


APACHE MINE - SEE: WHITE MOUNTAIN MINE


ATLANTA (HANCOCK - SAME VEIN AS WHITE SIGNAL/ST. CLOUD)


BALD EAGLE MINE (MONUMENT CREEK)


BELLBOY


BLACK HAWK MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


BLACK KNIGHT


BLACK MOUNTAIN GROUP (AKA MINNEHAHA GROUP) -  (PHILLIPSBURG)


BLUE DANDY


BRAXTON (GRAFTON)


BUCKEYE - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN  (GRAFTON)


BUFFUM MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


BUNCOMBE - SEE ROYAL ARCH


BUSTER CREEK

  • Minerals:   Heulandite    Stilbite


CALEDONIA CLAIM - SEE: SILVER MONUMENT MINE 


CAPTAIN PAT


CHEBAYGAN GIRL  - SEE: ROYAL ARCH (GRAFTON)


CLARA SEE: - ROYAL ARCH  (GRAFTON)


CLARK - SEE: ROYAL ARCH  (GRAFTON)


CLIMAX MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


COLISEUM (GRAFTON)


COLOSSAL MINE


COLUMBIA MINE


COLUMBUS MINE


CUB


DICTATOR GROUP - SEE: DICTATOR MINE 


DICTATOR MINE 1880’S - SEE: DICTATOR MINE


DICTATOR MINE (AKA DICTATOR MINE 1880’S &  DICTATOR GROUP & OVERSITE GROUP - WALKING JOHN)


DREADNAUGHT MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


EL PASO MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


EMPORIA MINE (GRAFTON)


EUREKA MINE (PHILLIPSBURG)


FAST MAIL


FILAGREE CLAIM (CHLORIDE CREEK)


GERMAN


GOLD COIN MINE (GRAFTON)


GOLD HILL MINE (GRAFTON)


GOOD ENOUGH - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN (GRAFTON)


GRAND CENTRAL (SEE MAYFLOWER)


GREAT REPUBLIC MINE (PHILLIPSBURG)


GREAT SOUTHWEST - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN  (GRAFTON)


GREY EAGLE MINE


HAGAN’S PEAK TUNNEL


HANCOCK (SAME VEIN AS WHITE SIGNAL - SEE ATLANTA)


HARDSCRABBLE (WHITE SIGNAL VEIN)


HATTIE - SEE: ROYAL ARCH (GRAFTON)


HENRY CLAY - SOUTH FORK (GRAFTON)


HERCULES (SOUTH OF WHITE SIGNAL)


HERMOSA (MONUMENT CREEK)


HIGHLAND CHIEF (MONUMENT CREEK)


HIGHLAND MARY (CHLORIDE CREEK)


HOME AGAIN - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN  (GRAFTON)


HOMESTAKE - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN(GRAFTON)


HOOSIER MINE


HUMBOLDT (INCL. LITTLE LUELLA)


ILLINOIS MINE


IRON MASK


IVANHOE MINE (GRAFTON)


IVANHOE VEIN (INCL.  BUCKEYE, SURPRISE, SMUGGLER, SHORTY, GREAT SOUTHWEST, HOMESTAKE, HOME AGAIN, PIONEER, GOOD ENOUGH, PORTER, YELLOWSTONE) (GRAFTON)


JOHN B. LOGAN


JOHN HENRY


KEYSTONE MINE (PHILLIPSBURG)


KING NO. 2


LEVIATHAN (GRAFTON)


LITTLE GRANITE MINE (AKA MIMA MINE)  (GRAFTON) (BLACK RANGE/TAYLOR CREEK TIN DISTRICT)


LOTTIE - SEE: ROYAL ARCH (GRAFTON)


LOWELL - SEE: ROYAL ARCH  (GRAFTON)


LUCKY BOY


LUCKY LOO - SEE: ROYAL ARCH (GRAFTON)


MCKAY PROPERTIES (SOUTH FORK)


MCTAVISH MINE


MAHONING MINE - SEE: READJUSTER MINE 


MAYFLOWER MINE (GRAND CENTRAL)


MIDNIGHT MINE & MIDNIGHT NO. 2


MIMA MINE - SEE: LITTLE GRANITE MINE (GRAFTON)


MINNEHAHA GROUP  - SEE: BLACK MOUNTAIN GROUP - (PHILLIPSBURG)


MONTE CHRISTO


MONTEZUMA - SEE: ALASKA GROUP (GRAFTON)


MOUNTAIN CHIEF MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


MOUNTAIN KING LODE (CHLORIDE CREEK)


NANA MINE - SEE: WALL STREET MINE 


NASHVILLE


NEW ERA MINE


NEW YORK CENTRAL


NORDHAUSEN (GRAFTON)


NORTH STAR NOS. 1 & 2


OCCIDENTAL MINE (PHILLIPSBURG)


OLD VIC


ORWIG


PAYMASTER MINE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


PIONEER - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN (GRAFTON)


PYE LOAD (MONUMENT CREEK)


READJUSTER MINE (AKA MAHONING MINE) (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


READY RELIEF (DRY CREEK)


ROYAL ARCH (INCL. LUCKY LOO, LOTTIE, LOWELL, CLARK, 460, HATTIE, CLARA, BUNCOMBE, & CHEBAYGAN GIRL) (GRAFTON)



SAILOR BOY (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


ST. CLOUD MINE (WHITE SIGNAL)


SHEEP CANYON


SHORTY - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN (GRAFTON)


SILVER BAR MINE (WEST OF CHLORIDE)


SILVER BELL


SILVER CLIFF


SILVER GLANCE (BEAR, DRY, & MINERAL CREEKS AREA)


SILVER MONUMENT MINE (INCL. SWEET ANNIE & CALEDONIA CLAIMS) 


SILVER PRINCE (MONUMENT CREEK)


SILVER TIP


SMUGGLER - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN (GRAFTON)


SURPRISE - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN (GRAFTON)


SWEET ANNIE CLAIM - SEE: SILVER MONUMENT MINE 


TERRIBLE


TIDAL WAVE MINE


TOLEDO CLAIM (WILD HORSE GULCH)


TRIPLE CROSS MINE (GRAFTON)


U. S. TREASURY MINE

US Treasury Head Frame by Henry A. Schmidt


UNDERWOOD


VULCAN


WALKING JOHN CLAIM (SEE DICTATOR)


WALL STREET MINE (AKA NANA MINE)


WHITE EAGLE MINE


WHITE MOUNTAIN MINE (AKA APACHE MINE)


WHITE SHIELD


WHITE SIGNAL (SEE ST. CLOUD)


WINSTON

  • Minerals:   Aguilarite    Pyroxmangite    Weissite


YANKEE BOY - SE: ALASKA GROUP  (GRAFTON)


YELLOWSTONE - SEE: IVANHOE VEIN  (GRAFTON)


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