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Molybdenite from
Sierrita Mine (Duval-Sierrita Mine; Duval Esperanza Mine; Sierrita Open Pit Mine), Batamote Hills, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 138 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sierrita Mine (Duval-Sierrita Mine; Duval Esperanza Mine; Sierrita Open Pit Mine), Batamote Hills, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
0.5km (0.3 miles) 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
5.3km (3.3 miles) New Years Eve Mine (Red Carbonate Mine; Amargosa Mine; Amargosa property; Snyder group), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) Abe Lincoln Mine, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) 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
11.1km (6.9 miles) Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) 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
14.0km (8.7 miles) Pima Mine (Pima Open Pit Mine), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.0km (9.3 miles) Mission pit (Mission Mine [old]; East Pima Mine; Mission Porphyry Copper deposit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) Aguinaldo Mine group (Black Beauty Mine), Stevens Mountain, Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) Eisenhower Mine (Eisenhower property/group; Mission Extension; Palo Verde Mine; Palo Verde copper deposit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) Hump Mine (Hump claims), Aguinaldo Mine group (Black Beauty Mine), Stevens Mountain, Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
18.1km (11.3 miles) North San Xavier pit (San Xavier North pit; San Xavier Mine), Mission complex, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, San Xavier (Tohono O'odom) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Elephant Head group of claims (Tremaine-Daniels group), Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) Jackson Mine, Jackson Mine group (McCleary group; Old Baldy Copper Mine; Rosa Mine; Hickory; Decatur), Jackson Canyon, Old Baldy District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
28.8km (17.9 miles) Molybdenite prospects (McCleary prospects), White House, Madera Canyon, Old Baldy District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
28.9km (17.9 miles) McLeary prospects, Stone Cabin Canyon, Old Baldy District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) McCleary prospects (McCleary Molybdenum; Molybdenite Mine; Sun Lode Molybdenum Mine; Morales Mine; Molybdenum prospects), Madera Canyon, Old Baldy District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
30.7km (19.1 miles) Ridley Mine (Graveyard Mine), Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) Carrie Nation Mine (Square Deal prospect), Madera Canyon, Old Baldy District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
32.0km (19.9 miles) Peach Mine (Peach prospect; Helvetia West Mine), Peach-Elgin copper deposit, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
32.1km (20.0 miles) Tiptop Mine, Tiptop Mine group (Tiptop Camp prospects/mines), Tiptop Mountain, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
32.7km (20.3 miles) Elgin Mine, Elgin Mine group, Peach-Elgin copper deposit, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
33.3km (20.7 miles) Tiajuana Mine (Tiajuana prospect; Tia Juana Mine; Santa Cruz claim; Santa Maria claim), Josephine Canyon, Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
34.4km (21.4 miles) Leader Mine (Copper Fend Mine; Copper World Mine; Owasko claims), Leader Hill, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) Copper World Mine (Helvetia Mine; Black Horse shaft; Brunswick Mine; Little Dave Mine; Owasco Mine), Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) Isle Royal Mine (Isle Royale Mine; Indian Club & Isle Royal claims), Isle Royal Mine group, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Eclipse Mine group, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) Exile and King claims (King-Exile group; King-Exile Mine group; Exile King Mine; King in Exile Mine), Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) Broad Top Mine (Alta Copper Mine), Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) East Helvetia deposit (Helvetia East Mine; Helvetia Mine; Rosemont deposit), Rosemont (Rosemont Camp), Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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