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Bassanite 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
Comments:Occurs in veinlets filled with quartz in hydrothermally altered diorite and quartz diorite porphyry.
Habit:Tiny, sub-hedral, fibrous crystals
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 130.
Associated minerals:
Associates:Calcite
Chlorite Group
Quartz
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bassanite 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
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