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Turquoise from
Turquoise Mountain, Gleeson, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Turquoise
Formula:Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Description
Comments:Stringers to a few inches wide and small nugget-like masses in granite & Bolsa Quartzite.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 404; Crawford, W.P. & F. Johnson (1937), Turquoise deposits of Courtland, Arizona: Econ.Geol.: 32: 511-523.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Turquoise data
Locality Data:Click here to view Turquoise Mountain, Gleeson, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Turquoise
0.3km (0.2 miles) A Avalon Mine (Herget Turquoise Mine), Turquoise Mountain, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) B Last Chance Mine (1907 Mine), Casey Hill, Courtland, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
24.2km (15.0 miles) C West Side Mine, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
25.2km (15.7 miles) D Emerald Mine, Silver Plume Mine (Emerald & Silver Plume Mine group), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
26.6km (16.5 miles) E Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
38.0km (23.6 miles) F Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
38.3km (23.8 miles) G Sacramento pit (Sacramento Mine), Sacramento Hill, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
38.7km (24.0 miles) H Lavender Open Pit Mine (Lavender pit), Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
40.3km (25.1 miles) I Cole Mine (Cole shaft; Cole No. 3), Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
78.2km (48.6 miles) J Forty-nine Mine (Forty Nine Mine; 49 Mine), Prince Mine group, Hilton Mines (Hilton Mine group; Hiltano group; Hiltano & State of Maine group), Copper Camp, Hilton (Lead Mountain), Empire District, Empire Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
79.0km (49.1 miles) K Unnamed copper prospect (27), O-Bar-O Canyon, Greasewood Mountain, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
98.0km (60.9 miles) L La Mariquita Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
102.2km (63.5 miles) M Cananea, Mun. de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
115.4km (71.7 miles) N 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
124.0km (77.1 miles) O 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
126.1km (78.4 miles) P Safford deposit (Spalding; Lindsey and Anderson claims; Sanchez Copper deposit; Esperanza Mine), Sanchez, Lone Star District (Safford District; Dos Pobres District), Gila Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
152.6km (94.8 miles) Q Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
163.8km (101.8 miles) R La Caridad Mine, La Caridad, Mun. de Nacozari de García, Sonora, Mexico
166.9km (103.7 miles) S Tyrone Mine, Tyrone Area, Burro Mountains District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
172.8km (107.4 miles) T Oxide Mine (Oxide open pit mine; Young America Mine; Young American Mine), Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
176.6km (109.7 miles) U Unnamed Cu prospect Vhne-155n, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
176.7km (109.8 miles) V El Tiro Mine (El Tiro pit; El Tiro open pit; Red Rock group), Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
176.7km (109.8 miles) W Unnamed Cu prospect Vhne-159n, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
177.5km (110.3 miles) X Unnamed Cu prospect Vhne-154n, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
199.5km (124.0 miles) Y Chino Mine (Santa Rita Pit; Santa Rita Mine), Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
207.7km (129.0 miles) Z Copper Rose Mine (Rose Mine; McGregor Mine; Copper Glance Mine; Potosi Mine), San Lorenzo, Georgetown District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
210.1km (130.6 miles) 0 Copper Cities Mine (Sleeping Beauty Mine; Lost Gulch Mine; Yellow Metal Mine; Diamond-H Mine), Copper Cities Mine area, Sleeping Beauty Peak, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
210.5km (130.8 miles) 1 Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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