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Santa Rita Mountains Mine (Santa Rita Mountains Wollastonite occurrence), Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
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Santa Rita Mountains Mine (Santa Rita Mountains Wollastonite occurrence)Mine
Helvetia-Rosemont Mining DistrictMining District
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 49' 55'' North , 110° 45' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Corona de Tucson5,675 (2011)14.9km
East Sahuarita1,622 (2006)19.7km
Sonoita818 (2015)19.8km
Green Valley21,391 (2011)21.7km
Sahuarita25,707 (2017)22.8km


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

Elevatorski, E.A. (1978), Arizona Industrial Minerals, Arizona Department of Mineral Resources, Minerals Report No. 2: 53.

USGS Sahuarita Quadrangle topo map.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10093270, MRDS ID #TC38411; and, Dep. ID #10137766, MAS ID #0040190386.

A Garnet-Wollastonite occurrence located in secs. 25 & 26, T18S, R15E. Lat-Long is for center of boundary between sec. 25 and sec. 36.

Mineralization is skarn hosted in limestone.

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10093270, MRDS ID #TC38411.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10093270, MRDS ID #TC38411.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3

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