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Antelope claims, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Antelope claimsGroup of Claims
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° 57' North , 111° 6' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Claims
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sahuarita25,707 (2017)13.6km
Green Valley21,391 (2011)14.6km
East Sahuarita1,622 (2006)16.2km
Summit5,372 (2011)19.1km
Valencia West9,355 (2011)20.3km


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 1341X.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (1958) file data.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009831, MRDS ID #D003067; and, Dep. ID #10137319, MAS ID #0040190591.

A group of Ag-Pb-Zn-Au claims located in sec. 15, T17S, R12E.

Mineralization is hosted in Late Cretaceous volcanic (pyroclastic) rock.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009831, MRDS ID #D003067.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009831, MRDS ID #D003067.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009831, MRDS ID #D003067.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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USGS MRDS Record:10009831

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