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

Mineral Species
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
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ajoite4 photos of Papagoite associated with Ajoite at this locality.
Cuprite1 photo of Papagoite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Shattuckite1 photo of Papagoite associated with Shattuckite at this locality.
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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