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Papagoite from
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Description
Type Locality:New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA is the type locality for Papagoite
Comments:Occurs in narrow veinlets & in veneers on slip surfaces in altered granodiorite porphyry.
Habit:Elongated, somewhat flattened crystals
Colour:Cerulean-blue
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 319-320; Hutton, C.O. & A.C. Vlisidis (1960), Papagoite, a new copper-bearing mineral from Ajo, AZ, Am.Min.: 45: 599-611; Guillebert, C. & M.T. Le Bihan (1965), Contributions à l'étude structurale des silicates de cuivre: Structure atomique de la papagoite, Bull. Soc. Franc. Min. Crist: 88: 119-121.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Papagoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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