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Pilares Mine, Los Pilares de Nacozari, Mun. de Nacozari de García, Sonora, Mexico
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Latitude: 30°20'N
Longitude: 109°38'W
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina las Pilares, Los Pilares de Nacozari, Mun. de Nacozari de García, Sonora, Mexico
 
A copper mine in rhyolite breccia, started in 1946.

Mineral List

Azurite
Baryte
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Epidote
Galena
Goethite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Jarosite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Pyrite
Quartz
Scheelite
Sphalerite
'Wolframite'


23 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

- Dana 7:I:222.
- Panczner (1987): 107, 154, 231, 315, 355.
- Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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