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Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° North , 109° West (est.)
Neighbouring regions:
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Cochise County lies in the extreme Southeastern corner of Arizona. It contains several important mining districts but the most significant are the Warren District, centered on Bisbee, and the Tombstone District, centered on Tombstone. Prospecting in this county was delayed due to the existence of Indian reservations; however, once the ice was broken, the bonanza began! Cochise county is an important mining area for silver, copper, gold and tungsten.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aikinite

Alabandite

Alamosite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Altaite

Alunite

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

Anthonyite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

'Argentiferous Wad'

Argentojarosite

Arsenic

Arsenopyrite

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Aurorite

Austinite

Autunite

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Backite (TL)

Bairdite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Bayleyite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Beraunite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

Beudantite

Bianchite

Bílinite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Birnessite

'Bisbeeite'

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bixbyite

Bogdanovite

Böhmite

Boothite

Bornite

Botallackite

Botryogen

Bournonite

Brackebuschite

Brannerite

Braunite

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brucite

Brushite

Burckhardtite

'Bursaite'

Buttgenbachite

Calaverite

Calcite

Calderónite

Caledonite

'Campbellite'

Canfieldite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Cassiterite

Celadonite

Celestine

Cerussite

Cervelleite

Cesàrolite

Cesbronite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Na

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite (TL)

Chalcocite

Chalcomenite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

var: Auriferous Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chamosite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Choloalite

Chondrodite

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claringbullite

'Clays'

Clinobisvanite

Clinochlore

'Clinochrysotile'

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinozoisite

Colusite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Corkite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

'Coronadite Group'

Cosalite

Covellite

Crednerite

Cryptomelane (TL)

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprocopiapite

Cupropavonite

Cuproroméite

Cuprotungstite

Cyanotrichite

Danburite

Darapskite

Delafossite

'Delessite'

Descloizite

var: Cuprian Descloizite

'Desert Rose'

Devilline

Diaboleite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dravite

Duftite

Dugganite (TL)

Dumortierite

'Dunhamite'

Dyscrasite

Eclarite

Edenite

'Electrum'

Emmonsite (TL)

Emplectite

Empressite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

var: Beryllian Epidote

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Ettringite

Eugenite

Fairbankite (TL)

Famatinite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

Felsőbányaite

Ferberite

Ferricopiapite

Ferrimolybdite

Fibroferrite

Fluorite

var: Chlorophane

Fornacite

Forsterite

Fraipontite

var: Cuprian Fraipontite

Freibergite

Friedrichite

Frohbergite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

Gartrellite

Gearksutite

Geikielite

Gibbsite

'Girdite' (FRL)

Gladite

Glaucocerinite

Glauconite

'Gmelinite'

Goethite

Gold

Goldfieldite

Gormanite

Goslarite

Graemite (TL)

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Groutite

Gunningite

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Halotrichite

Hausmannite

Hawleyite

Hedenbergite

Helvine

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Henryite (TL)

Hessite

Hetaerolite

Hewettite

Hexahydrite

Hillebrandite

Hisingerite

Hocartite

Hodrušite

Hoganite

'Hornblende'

Housleyite

Hübnerite

Hydrobasaluminite

Hydrobiotite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydrokenoralstonite

'Hydromuscovite'

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroxycalcioroméite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

'Iddingsite'

Ilsemannite

Ilvaite

Ingodite

Iodargyrite

Jacobsite

Jalpaite

Jarosite

Johannite

Kaersutite

Kaolinite

Kesterite

Kettnerite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Khinite (TL)

'Khinite-3T' (FRL)

Kiddcreekite (TL)

Kornelite

Kostovite

Krennerite

Ktenasite

Kuksite

Kuramite

Kyanite

'Labradorite'

Lanarkite

Langite

Laumontite

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

Libethenite

Lime

'Limonite'

Linarite

Liroconite

Luzonite

Mackayite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manjiroite

Marcasite

Marialite

Matildite

Mawsonite

Mcalpineite

Mckinstryite

Meionite

Melanterite

Melonite

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Meta-autunite

Metatorbernite

Metavoltine

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Miersite

Mimetite

Minium

Mixite

Molybdenite

Molybdofornacite

Montanite

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Mroseite

Murdochite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nantokite

Natrochalcite

Natrolite

Nekrasovite

Neltnerite

Neyite

Nitratine

Nitrocalcite

Nolanite

Nontronite

Nordströmite

Oboyerite (TL)

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

'Orbicular Jasper'

Orthoclase

Osarizawaite

Otavite

Ottoite

Paracoquimbite

Paramelaconite (TL)

Paratacamite

Paratellurite

Pargasite

Parsonsite

Pearceite

Pecoraite

Pekoite

Periclase

Perite

'Petrified Wood'

Petzite

Pharmacosiderite

Phlogopite

Phosphohedyphane

Pickeringite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

Plancheite

Plattnerite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Powellite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrolusite

var: Argentiferous Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Quartz

var: Bull Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Queitite

var: Ca-bearing Queitite

Quetzalcoatlite

Rammelsbergite

Ranciéite

Ransomite

Raspite

Rectorite

Reevesite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rhodostannite

Rhomboclase

Rickardite

Rodalquilarite

'Roméite Group'

Römerite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Rozenite

Rucklidgeite

Rutile

Sanidine

Saponite

Sauconite

'Scapolite'

'var: Wernerite'

Scheelite

Schieffelinite (TL)

Schorl

Scorzalite

Sengierite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Shattuckite (TL)

Siderite

Siderotil

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

Smithsonite

Sonoraite

Spangolite

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

Spionkopite

Spiroffite

Stannite

Stannoidite

Stellerite

Sternbergite

'Stetefeldtite'

Stevensite

'Stibiconite'

Stolzite

Stromeyerite

Stützite

Sulphur

Susannite

Sylvanite

Szomolnokite

Talc

Tangeite

Teineite

Tellurite

Tellurium

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

Tenorite

var: Geltenorite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Thaumasite

'Thénardite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Tilasite

Tinzenite

Titanite

Tlapallite

Todorokite

Tolbachite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

'Turgite'

Turquoise

Tyuyamunite

Uraninite

Uranopilite

Utahite

Uytenbogaardtite

Vanadinite

Variscite

var: Ferrian Variscite

Vauquelinite

Velikite

Vermiculite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

Volkonskoite

Voltaite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wavellite

Whewellite

Willemite

Winstanleyite (TL)

Wittichenite

var: Argentian Wittichenite

Wittite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Woodwardite

Wulfenite

Xocomecatlite

Yafsoanite

Yarrowite

Zincobotryogen

Zincocopiapite

Zippeite

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


445 valid minerals. 15 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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References

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Schnabel, Lorraine, and Welty, J.W. (1986) Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in Cochise, Graham, and Greenlee Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Circular 24, 38 p.
Welty, J.W. (1988) Additions to bibliographies for metallic mineral districts in Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-22, 32 p.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 139, 349.

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