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Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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Latitude: 31°27'N
Longitude: 109°57'W
 
 
A selection of classic Bisbee minerals were one of the many displays at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2008.

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aikinite
Alabandite
'Allanite'
Allophane
Altaite
Alunite
Anatase
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

Anthonyite
Antigorite
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
var: Flos Ferri
Arsenic
'Arsenosulvanite'
Atacamite
Aurichalcite
Azurite
Baryte
Bayldonite
Bayleyite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Beudantite
Bianchite
Bílinite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
'Bisbeeite'
Bismite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bixbyite
Bogdanovite
Böhmite
Boothite
Bornite
Botallackite
Botryogen
Braunite
Brochantite
Bromargyrite
Brookite
Brucite
Buttgenbachite
Calaverite
Calcite
'Campbellite'
Canfieldite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Cerussite
Cesàrolite
Chalcanthite
Chalcoalumite (TL)
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Chamosite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
Claringbullite
Clinochlore
var: Delessite
Clinochrysotile
Clinozoisite
Colusite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copiapite
Copper
Coquimbite
Coronadite
Cosalite
Covellite
Crednerite
Cryptomelane
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cuprocopiapite
Cupropavonite
Cyanotrichite
Delafossite
Descloizite
var: Cuprian Descloizite
Devilline
Diaspore
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
Dioptase
Djurleite
Dolomite
Dravite
Dyscrasite
Edenite
Emplectite
Enargite
'Endellite'
Enstatite
Epidote
Epsomite
Eugenite
Famatinite
Felsőbányaite
Ferricopiapite
Ferrimolybdite
Fibroferrite
Fluorite
Fornacite
Freibergite
Galena
'Garnet'
Gibbsite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goldfieldite
Gormanite
Graemite (TL)
Graphite
Greenockite
Grossular
Groutite
Gunningite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Hausmannite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Henryite (TL)
Hessite
Hetaerolite
Hexahydrite
Hisingerite
Hocartite
Hodrušite
Hübnerite
Hydrobasaluminite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrohetaerolite
'Hydromuscovite'
Hydrozincite
'Ilsemannite'
Iodargyrite
Jacobsite
Jalpaite
Jarosite
Johannite
Kaolinite
Kësterite
Kettnerite
Kiddcreekite (TL)
Kornelite
Kostovite
Krennerite
Ktenasite
Kuramite
Langite
Laumontite
Leadhillite
Lepidocrocite
Lime
'Limonite'
Linarite
Liroconite
Luzonite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Manganite
Marcasite
Matildite
Mawsonite
Meionite
Melanterite
Melonite
Metatorbernite
Metavoltine
Microcline
Miersite
Mimetite
Minium
Molybdenite
Mottramite
Murdochite
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Nantokite
Natrolite
Nekrasovite
Neltnerite
Nolanite
'Olivine'
Orthoclase
Osarizawaite
Paracoquimbite
Paramelaconite (TL)
Paratacamite
Paratellurite
Pearceite
Petzite
Pharmacosiderite
Pickeringite
Plancheite
Plattnerite
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Powellite
Prehnite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Ralstonite
Rammelsbergite
Ransomite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodostannite
Rhomboclase
Rickardite
Römerite
Rosasite
Roscoelite
Rozenite
Rucklidgeite
Rutile
Sanidine
'Scapolite'
'var: Wernerite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Sengierite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Shattuckite (TL)
Siderite
Siderotil
Silver
Smithsonite
Spangolite
Spertiniite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spionkopite
Stannite
Stannoidite
'Stevensite'
'Stibiconite'
Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Stützite
Sulphur
Susannite
Sylvanite
Szomolnokite
Talc
Teineite
Tellurite
Tellurium
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
Tenorite
var: Geltenorite
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Tilasite
Titanite
Tolbachite
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
Uranopilite
Vanadinite
Variscite
var: Ferrian Variscite
Velikite
Vesuvianite
Volkonskoite
Voltaite
Volynskite
'Wad'
Willemite
Wittichenite
var: Argentian Wittichenite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wulfenite
Yarrowite
'Zincobotryogen'
Zincocopiapite
Zippeite
Zircon
Zoisite


528 entries listed. 283 valid minerals. 6 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Ransome, F.L. (1903) The copper deposits of Bisbee, Arizona: Engineering and Mining Journal: 75: 444-445.

Ransome, F.L. (1904), The geology and ore deposits of the Bisbee quadrangle, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 21, 168 p., 3 sheets, scales 1:12,000 and 1:62,500.

Ransome, F.L. (1904) The geology and copper-deposits of Bisbee, Arizona: American Institute of Mining Engineers, Transactions: 34: 618-642.

Ransome, F.L. (1906) Geology of the Bisbee district, Arizona: Engineering and Mining Journal: 81: 1103.

Frondel, C.C. (1958), Systematic mineralogy of uranium and thorium, USGS Bull. 1064: 253.

Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 37, 49, 60, 63, 74, 90, 92, 94.

Nye, Thomas Spencer (1968) The Relationship of Structure and Alteration to Some Ore Bodies in the Bisbee (Warren) District, Cochise County, Arizona. University of Arizona, Ph.D Thesis

Pierce, L. & P.R. Buseck (1978), Superstructuring in the bornite-digenite series: A high-resolution electron microscopy study, American Mineralogist: 63: 1-15.

Graeme, R. (1981), Famous mineral localities: Bisbee, Arizona, Mineralogical Record: 12: 256-319.

Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Mineralogical Record: 24: 421-436.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 130, 135, 140, 141-142, 143, 162, 192, 237, 376.

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