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Organ Mountains

Las Cruces, NM, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 19' 52.7448", -106° 32' 50.6328"
  New Mexico NM State Historical Marker
New Mexico State
Historical Marker

The spectacular Organ Mountains to the east tower over the water-rich Rio Grande Valley. High sharp peaks and massive cliffs of igneous rocks are part of ancient volcanos. Copper, silver, gold, lead and zinc were mined from the Organ Mining District at the north end of the mountains.

Last updated: 10/16/2009 17:29:41
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Organ Mountains Historical Marker Location Map, Las Cruces, New Mexico