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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

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrrhotite
Formula:Fe7S8
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
4.5km (2.8 miles) A London-Arizona Mine (London-Arizona Consolidated; London-Range; London-Shamrock; Curtin shaft; Brick gp/claims; Ball Copper Co. Mine), Toronado Peak, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
88.6km (55.1 miles) B 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) C 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) D 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
90.0km (55.9 miles) E Suckerite claims (Charles Jr. No. 1 & 2; Definitely group; Tulsa Minerals Inc. property; Uranium Corp. lease), Workman Creek area, Aztec Lodge area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
90.8km (56.4 miles) F Busterville Mine, Avra, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
93.7km (58.2 miles) G Sorrel Horse deposit (Sorrel Horse 1-2 claims; Big Six group; Anomaly B6-5; Citation 1-5 claims; Citation deposit; Lobo; T-Bone), Aztec Lodge area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
102.7km (63.8 miles) H Unnamed Cu prospects 101-6 & 101-10, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
102.7km (63.8 miles) I Unnamed Cu prospect 101-18, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
102.8km (63.9 miles) J Unnamed Cu prospect 101-24, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
102.9km (63.9 miles) K Unnamed Cu prospects 101-34 & 101-35, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
102.9km (63.9 miles) L Black Brush deposit (Black Brush claims; Brush deposit; Western Mining and Exploration Co. property), Cherry Creek Canyon, Board Tree Saddle area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
123.4km (76.7 miles) M Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
125.7km (78.1 miles) N Dimple Mine group (Noscut Mine), Mount Fagan, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
126.9km (78.8 miles) O 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
128.6km (79.9 miles) P Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
131.8km (81.9 miles) Q Reward Mine (Bat tunnel; South Reward; Petrochis claim; Phenomenon), Kohatk, Vekol District, Vekol Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
132.4km (82.3 miles) R Twin Buttes Mine (Twin Buttes Open Pit Mine), Twin Buttes, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
132.5km (82.4 miles) S Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
133.6km (83.0 miles) T Contention Mine (North Star Mine), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
137.2km (85.2 miles) U Esperanza Mine [new] (Esperanza pit; Esperanza open pit mines; West Esperanza Mine), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
151.1km (93.9 miles) V Middlemarch Mine (Missouri Mine; Missouri shaft; Morning Glory shaft), Middle Pass District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
186.0km (115.6 miles) W Simplot Mine, Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
187.7km (116.6 miles) X Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
188.1km (116.9 miles) Y Pride of the West Mine (Washington Mine), Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
193.6km (120.3 miles) Z Rainbow Mine (Rainbow deposit; Rainbow lode; Rainbow prospect; Rainbow group), Turkey Creek Station, Black Canyon District, Wickenburg Mts, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
193.9km (120.5 miles) 0 Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
196.9km (122.4 miles) 1 Outpost Extension prospect, San Domingo Wash, White Picacho District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
197.1km (122.5 miles) 2 Outpost Mine (Outpost Pegmatite Mine), San Domingo Wash, White Picacho District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
198.0km (123.0 miles) 3 Granite Gap, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
210.6km (130.9 miles) 4 Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
220.5km (137.0 miles) 5 Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater and vicinity, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
224.1km (139.2 miles) 6 Silver Flake Mine, Agua Fria District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
227.0km (141.0 miles) 7 United Verde Mine (The Big Hole; Big Hole property; Hull Mine; Hopewell tunnel; Patented claim 3480; Patented claim 2812; Patented claims 3348), Jerome, Verde District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
228.0km (141.7 miles) 8 Haynes orebody (Contention claim), United Verde Mine (The Big Hole; Hull; Hopewell tunnel), Jerome, Verde District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
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