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Sphalerite 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

Mineral Species
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039631, MRDS ID #M050531.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite 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
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.5km (0.3 miles) A 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
1.8km (1.1 miles) B Esperanza Mine group [old], Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) C Crown King & Tiger Mine groups (Crown King and Tiger Mines), Esperanza Mine group [old], Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) D Contention Mine (North Star Mine), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.5km (4.7 miles) E Scorpio Annex Copper project, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) F Copper Queen Mine (Queen Mine), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
8.0km (5.0 miles) G Copper Glance Mine (Glance Mine), Stevens Mountain, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) H Paymaster No. 6 Mine (Paymaster Number 6 Mine; Paymaster Mine), Paymaster Mine group (Victoria group), Olive Camp, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) I Paymaster Mine group (Victoria group), Olive Camp, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) J CWT Mine (C.W.T. Mine), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) K Antelope claims, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) L 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
10.1km (6.3 miles) M Prosperity Mine group (Helmet Peak group; Helmet Peak Mine; Prosperity claims), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) N Swastika Mine (Swastika group; Swastika property), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) O Olivette and Annette Mines (Olivette Mine; Olive Mine; New Olivette Mine; Corda Brothers group; Corda group), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
10.9km (6.7 miles) P Rich Hill Mine group, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
11.9km (7.4 miles) Q San Xavier Mine (San Xavier Mine shaft), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) R San Xavier Extension Mine (Red Oxide group; Wakefield group), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) S Sunrise and Sunshine Mines (Sunshine-Sunrise group of claims; Sunshine group; Malone group), Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.3km (8.2 miles) T Tit-for-Tat Mine (Tit for Tat Mine), Prosperity Mine group (Helmet Peak group; Helmet Peak Mine; Prosperity claims), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) U Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.8km (8.6 miles) V Daisy Mine (Daisy shaft), Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, US
14.0km (8.7 miles) W Pima Mine (Pima Open Pit Mine), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) X Banner Mine group (Banner Mine; Hughes Mine), Stevens Mountain, Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.0km (9.3 miles) Y Mission pit (Mission Mine [old]; East Pima Mine; Mission Porphyry Copper deposit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) Z Eisenhower Mine (Eisenhower property/group; Mission Extension; Palo Verde Mine; Palo Verde copper deposit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
15.7km (9.8 miles) 0 Black Dike Mine (Black Dike group; Black Dike claim; Black Dike deposit; Black Dyke Mine; Big Dike; Bobson group; Big Dike Apex & Ajax), Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
16.3km (10.2 miles) 1 Providence Mine, Lincoln Mine group, Stevens Mountain, Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) 2 Yellow Bird Mine, Lincoln Mine group, Stevens Mountain, Papago District (Sierrita District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 3 San Xavier pit (San Xavier open pit; San Xavier West Mine; San Xavier Unit Open pit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) 4 Elephant Head group of claims (Tremaine-Daniels group), Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) 5 Quantrell Mine (Quantrell claim), Elephant Head group of claims (Tremaine-Daniels group), Mount Hopkins, Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
27.0km (16.8 miles) 6 Cerro Colorado Mine (Heintzelman Mine; Silver Queen Mine), Cerro Colorado District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
27.2km (16.9 miles) 7 Bonanza Mine (Devil's Cash Box group; Veta Grande Mine; Orosco Mine), Devil's Cash Box ridge, Amado, Cottonwood Canyon, Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
27.4km (17.0 miles) 8 New Colorado Mine, Cerro Colorado District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) 9 Mary G Mine (Mary E Mine; Princess claim; Princess group), Cerro Colorado District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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