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Olivenite from
Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Olivenite
Formula:Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Description
Comments:Occurs as tufts on azurite.

NOTE: Identification was from one specimen photographed in Mineralogical Record article that is most likely brochantite or malachite. Mineralogy of Arizona references the MR article so it it a useless reference in this case. (WW Besse, 2016)
Habit:Acicular; in tufts
Colour:Green
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 316; Jones, R.W. (1980), The Grand Reef mine, Graham Co., AZ, Min.Rec.: 11: 219-225.
Associated minerals:
Associates:Azurite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Olivenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Olivenite
21.7km (13.5 miles) A Old Reliable Mine (Reliable Mine; Calumet Mine; Clark-Scanlon group; Copper Creek Mining Co. property), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
50.5km (31.4 miles) B 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
86.6km (53.8 miles) C Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
91.7km (57.0 miles) D Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
133.4km (82.9 miles) E Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
134.6km (83.7 miles) F Oregon-Prompter Mine group, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
139.7km (86.8 miles) G Charleston, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
160.5km (99.7 miles) H Atwood Mine (Alamo Mine), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
246.4km (153.1 miles) I Copper Queen Mine (Grey Eagle Copper Co. property; Patented claims MS 1854; 2959 & 3430), Mayer, Agua Fria District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
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