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Homestake Indiana Mine (Homestake Mine), Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
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Homestake Indiana Mine (Homestake Mine)Mine
Silver Bell DistrictMining District
Silver Bell MtsMountain Range
Pima Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° North , 111° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~12km
USGS MRDS Record:10107806
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


A former small underground Cu-Ag-Au-Pb mine located in secs. 35 & 36, T12S, R8E and (?) secs. 30,31, T12S, R9E (They obviously really don't know where this bugger is!).

Mineralization is hosted in quartzite and limestone.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10107806, MRDS ID #D002383.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: http://arizona.openrepository.com/arizona/handle/10150/551179
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: http://arizona.openrepository.com/arizona/handle/10150/551179
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10107806, MRDS ID #D002383.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MRDS database Dep. ID file #10107806, MRDS ID #D002383.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10107806, MRDS ID #D002383; and, Dep. ID #10259079, MAS ID #0040191031.

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