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Scorpio Annex Copper project, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
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Scorpio Annex Copper projectProject
Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District)Mining District
Sierrita MountainsMountain Range
Pima Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 55' 0'' North , 111° 4' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Green Valley21,391 (2011)10.3km
Sahuarita25,707 (2017)12.1km
East Sahuarita1,622 (2006)14.1km
Summit5,372 (2011)20.4km
Arivaca Junction1,090 (2011)21.1km


Ref.: Cooper, J.R. (1960) Some geologic features of the Pima mining district, Pima County, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1112-C, p. 63-103, 1 sheet, scale 1:31,680.

U.S. Bureau of Mines Report - file No. DMA 1310X.

Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 31.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009828, MRDS ID #D003063; and, Dep. ID #10283639, MAS ID #0040190657.

A Zn-Cu-Pb occurrence/prospect located in sec. 6, T18S, R13E. NOTE: Alternate coordinates provided: 31.8967N, 111.0528W.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009828, MRDS ID #D003063.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009828, MRDS ID #D003063.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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USGS MRDS Record:10009828

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