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Eagle Picher mine, Creta, Jackson Co., Oklahoma, USA

Malachite
Eagle Picher mine, Creta, Jackson Co., Oklahoma, USA
Latitude: 34°31'N
Longitude: 99°33'W
Eagle-Picher copper mine, active 1965-1975. Copper-bearing shales (two layers) in the upper part of the Permian Flowerpot Shale.

Mineral List

Anilite
Azurite
Baryte
Bornite
Botallackite
Brochantite
Callaghanite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Covellite
Cuprite ?
Digenite
Djurleite
Galena
Gypsum
Malachite
Pyrite
Silver
Stromeyerite


19 entries listed. 19 valid minerals.

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References

Dinges, (1976), Geology and mining operations at the Creta copper deposit of Eagle Picher Industries, Inc. In Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium. Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, 15-24.

Kidwell, A.L. & Bower, R.R. (1976), MIineralogy and micromixtures of sulfides in the Flowerpot Shale of Oklahoma and Texas. In Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium. Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, 51-60.

Smith, A.E., Fay, R.O., and Lobell, J., (1997), Oklahoma Mineral Locality Index, Rocks & Minerals 72:4, 258-259

External Links

http://www.ogs.ou.edu/pubsscanned/Circulars/circular77.pdf - Copy of Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium (1977), Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, includes Dinges (1976) and Kidwell & Bower (1976).

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