Land Use Data for Latitude 34.25 Longitude -106.75

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Sevilleta LTER Site

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89

Soil Types



Plain or plateau
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Bachelder-Everheart ProspectLead, Fluorine-Fluorite, Barium-Barite
Blue Canyon Well (Well)Geothermal
Blue Springs Quarry (Surface)Stone
Boarding House Tunnel (Underground)Silver
Box Canyon Deposit (Underground)Barium-Barite, Fluorine-Fluorite
Box Canyon ProspectFluorine-Fluorite, Barium-Barite
Byerts Tunnel (Underground)Silver
Chupadero MinesCopper
Dewey (Underground)Barium-Barite, Calcium, Fluorine-Fluorite
Dewey Mine (Underground)Barium-Barite, Calcium, Fluorine-Fluorite, Lead
El Coyote (Surface)Barium-Barite
El Coyote DepositBarium-Barite
Elaina (Surface)Barium-Barite
Elaine Barite Prospect (Underground)Barium-Barite, Fluorine-Fluorite
Gleeson (Underground)Silver
Gonzales ProspectFluorine-Fluorite, Barium-Barite, Zinc, Lead
Gonzales Prospect (Underground)Calcium, Barium-Barite, Fluorine-Fluorite, Silica
Great Lakes Carbon Corp. Socorro DepositPerlite
Grefco Socorro Perlite (Surface)Perlite
Grefco Socorro Perlite Mill (Processing Plant)Perlite
Grefco Socorro Perlite Mine 1970'sPerlite
Joyita (Underground)Fluorine-Fluorite
Joyita Prospects (Underground)Iron, Calcium, Fluorine-Fluorite, Silica
La Bonita ProspectFluorine-Fluorite, Barium-Barite
La Bonita ProspectBarium-Barite, Fluorine-Fluorite
Lemitar Mountains (Surface)Uranium
Martinez ProspectFluorine-Fluorite
Materials Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Materials Pit 57-119-S (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Materials Pit 59-63-S (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Merritt (Underground)Silver
Silver Bar (Underground)Silver
Socorro Perlite MinePerlite
Socorro PitSand and Gravel, Construction
Torrance (Underground)Silver
Torrance (Surface)Barium-Barite
Vignali PitSand and Gravel, Construction
Woods Tunnel (Underground)Silver

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.