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Chalcanthite from
Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Chalcanthite
Formula:CuSO4 · 5H2O
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:MRDS database Dep. ID #10026861, MRDS ID #M000635.; Eastlick, J.T., 1968, Geology of the Christmas mine and vicinity, Banner mining district, Arizona, in Ridge, J.D., ed., Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933?1967: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., p. 1191-1210.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Junitoite2 photos of Chalcanthite associated with Junitoite at this locality.
Dioptase2 photos of Chalcanthite associated with Dioptase at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcanthite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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6.3km (3.9 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
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39.6km (24.6 miles) D Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
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41.7km (25.9 miles) I 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
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