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Turquoise from
Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA

Mineral Species
Formula:Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63
Mineral Data:Click here to view Turquoise data
Locality Data:Click here to view Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Turquoise
135.4km (84.1 miles) A Copper Rose Mine (Rose Mine; McGregor Mine; Copper Glance Mine; Potosi Mine), San Lorenzo, Georgetown District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
145.5km (90.4 miles) B Chino Mine (Santa Rita Pit; Santa Rita Mine), Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
168.9km (105.0 miles) C Tyrone Mine, Tyrone Area, Burro Mountains District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
170.4km (105.9 miles) D Calumet and Texas Mine, Guadalupe Mts, Culberson Co., Texas, USA
219.2km (136.2 miles) E Maltby prospect (Knight prospect), Carizzo Mts, Hudspeth Co., Texas, USA
225.3km (140.0 miles) F Van Horn, Culberson Co., Texas, USA
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