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Fresnal Canyon Mine (Fresnal Canyon Quartz occurrence), Fresnal Canyon, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
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Fresnal Canyon Mine (Fresnal Canyon Quartz occurrence)Mine
Fresnal CanyonCanyon
Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District)Mining District
Sierrita MountainsMountain Range
Pima Co.County
ArizonaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 54' 24'' North , 111° 12' 38'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Three Points5,581 (2011)21.3km
Green Valley21,391 (2011)21.3km
Arivaca Junction1,090 (2011)24.4km
Sahuarita25,707 (2017)24.7km
Amado295 (2011)26.0km


Ref.: Elevatorski, E.A. (1978), Arizona Industrial Minerals, Arizona Department of Mineral Resources, Minerals Report No. 2: 52.

Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.

USGS Twin Buttes Quadrangle topo map.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10064585, MRDS ID #TC39000; and, Dep. ID #10259594, MAS ID #0040190227.

A Quartz prospect/occurrence with underground workings located in the NW¼ (NW¼SE¼SW¼) sec. 34, T17S, R11E.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10064585, MRDS ID #TC39000.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2

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USGS MRDS Record:10064585

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