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Pyrrhotite from
Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Description
Comments:Common in pyrrhotite-chalcopyrite zone of lower Martin orebody.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 345; Perry, D.V. (1969), Skarn genesis at the Christmas mine, Gila Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 64: 255-270; Knoerr, A. & M. Eigo (1963), Arizona's newest copper producer - The Christmas mine, Engr. Mining Jour.: 164: 55.; Willden, Ronald (1964) Geology of the Christmas quadrangle, Gila and Pinal Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1161-E, p. E1-E64
Associated minerals:
Associates:Valleriite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrrhotite
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88.6km (55.1 miles) Hope Mine (Hope deposit), Rose Creek Lodge area, Workman Creek Valley, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
88.8km (55.2 miles) Lucky Stop Mine (Lucky Stop deposit; Wyoming Minerals lease), Workman Creek, Rose Creek Lodge area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
89.7km (55.7 miles) Workman Mine (Workman deposit; Workman claims; Workman group; Anomaly B6-8), Aztec Lodge area, Workman Creek Valley, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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126.9km (78.8 miles) Prosperity Mine group (Helmet Peak group; Helmet Peak Mine; Prosperity claims), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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