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Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 48' 29'' North , 110° 45' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.80806,-110.76556
Other regions containing this locality:Sonoran Desert, North America
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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Aegirine

Aerinite

Aikinite

Ajoite (TL)

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Almandine

Alunite

Amphibole Supergroup

Analcime

Anatase

'Anauxite'

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

'Asbestos'

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Autunite

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Baryte

Bassanite

Bayldonite

Beidellite

Beryl

Beudantite

Bieberite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

'Bisbeeite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

var: Argentiferous Bornite

Bournonite

Braunite

Brezinaite (TL)

Brochantite

Brookite

Buttgenbachite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

var: Limestone Onyx

Caledonite

Carminite

Carnotite

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

var: Argentiferous Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Diabantite

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinozoisite

Cobaltite

Columbite-(Fe)

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Coquimbite

Cornetite

Covellite

Cristobalite

Crocoite

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprorivaite

Cuprotungstite

Datolite

'Davidite'

Davidite-(La)

Descloizite

Devilline

var: Zincian Devilline

Diaspore

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

var: Zincian Dolomite

Duftite

Dyscrasite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Erionite-Ca

Euxenite-(Y)

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'Ferrierite'

Ferrierite-Na

Ferrimolybdite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Fornacite

Forsterite

Freibergite

Gadolinite-(Y)

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

Gerhardtite

Goethite

Gold

Gonnardite

Goslarite

var: Cuprogoslarite

Grossular

'Gummite'

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

Halloysite-10Å

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

'Heulandite'

Hisingerite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hübnerite

Huntite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Iodargyrite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

Kinoite (TL)

'Labradorite'

Laumontite

Lazulite

Leadhillite

Lechatelierite

Lepidocrocite

Leucosphenite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindgrenite

Litharge

Lizardite

Ludwigite

Maghemite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Marcasite

Massicot

Matlockite

'Medmontite'

Melanterite

var: Cuprian Melanterite

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Mercury

Meta-alunogen

Metatorbernite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Miersite

Mimetite

Minium

Molybdenite

'Molybdenite-2H'

'Monazite'

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Mottramite

Murdochite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nontronite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase

Osarizawaite

Palygorskite

Papagoite (TL)

Paratacamite

Perovskite

'Petrified Wood'

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Piemontite

Plancheite

Planerite

Plattnerite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Posnjakite

'Potash Clay'

Powellite

Prehnite

Pseudoboleite

Pseudobrookite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

var: Cupriferous Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Fortification Agate

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Smoky Quartz

Ranciéite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

'Riebeckite Root Name'

'var: Crocidolite'

Rosasite

Rutile

Samarskite-(Y)

Sanidine

var: Barium-Sanidine

Saponite

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Shattuckite

Siderite

'Silica'

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

var: Dry Bone Ore

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Stephanite

'Stetefeldtite'

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stolzite

Stringhamite

Stromeyerite

Sulphur

Svanbergite

Taenite

Talc

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

Titanite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Tsumebite

Turquoise

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vermiculite

Vesuvianite

var: Beryllian Vesuvianite

'Wad'

Willemite

Witherite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Xenotime-(Y)

'Zeolite Group'

Zircon

Zoisite


246 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Paleocene : 63.5 Ma to 62.9 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Paleogene
   Paleocene
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)62.9 MaSilver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)63.5 MaSilver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Gelasian - Burdigalian
1.806 - 20.44 Ma



ID: 3023772
Pliocene to middle Miocene deposits

Age: Cenozoic (1.806 - 20.44 Ma)

Description: Moderately to strongly consolidated conglomerate and sandstone deposited in basins during and after late Tertiary faulting. Includes lesser amounts of mudstone, siltstone, limestone, and gypsum. These deposits are generally light gray or tan. They commonly form high rounded hills and ridges in modern basins, and locally form prominent bluffs. Deposits of this unit are widely exposed in the dissected basins of southeastern and central Arizona. (2-16 Ma)

Comments: In dissected basins of southeast and central Arizona

Lithology: Major:{conglomerate,sandstone}, Minor:{mudstone,siltstone,limestone,gypsum}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


Localities in this Region

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References

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Schnabel, Lorraine, Welty, J.W., Trapp, R.A., and Reynolds, S.J. (1986) Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Circular. 26, 44 p.
Welty, J.W. (1988) Additions to bibliographies for metallic mineral districts in Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-22, 32 p.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 349.

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