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Gallagher Vanadium & Rare Minerals Corporation Mine (Gallagher vanadium property; Bradsher Mine; Stella Mine; Vogel Mine; Buena Vista Mine), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USAi
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Gallagher Vanadium & Rare Minerals Corporation Mine (Gallagher vanadium property; Bradsher Mine; Stella Mine; Vogel Mine; Buena Vista Mine)Mine
Tombstone DistrictMining District
Tombstone HillsGroup of Hills
Cochise Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 38' 45'' North , 110° 8' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.64592,-110.14817
GeoHash:G#: 9t9sj8bwc
USGS MRDS Record:10027125
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tombstone1,312 (2017)10.7km
Huachuca City1,755 (2017)17.7km
Sierra Vista43,355 (2017)17.9km
Whetstone2,617 (2017)19.1km
Sierra Vista Southeast14,797 (2011)22.3km


A former small underground Pb-V-Ag-Au-Cu-Mn-Mo occurrence/mine located on 24 claims in the group (one claim was patented in 1952, the remainder are unpatented, in the SE ¼ sec. 36, T20S, R21E, about 8 miles SW of Tombstone, near the intersection, on state land. Produced 1929-1953. Owned by the Gallagher Vanadium & Rare Metals Corp. Operated by Mr. G. Neil Vogel (1952).

Mineralization is very spotty, generally weak, largely oxidized, lead and copper mineralization with some vanadinite in a silicified and altered shear zone in Tertiary Bronco volcanics. Ore exists on all fracture lanes of fractures and veins in a rhyolite dike. Dike and veins strike NE-SW and dip SE. The veins vary from a few inches to 10 feet and average 4 feet with zones up to 100 feet wide. The ore zone is 1,371.6 meters long, 3.05 meters wide, and 30.48 meters thick.

Workings include shafts to a depth of 73.15 meters. The Bradshaw shaft is 240 feet deep; the Stella shaft is 120 feet deep, an inclined shaft is 5 feet by 9 feet; and other shafts are 30 to 75 feet deep; plus numerous open cuts. Some 670 tons of ore were produced mainly since 1952.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert
San Pedro river valley, Arizona/Sonora, USA/MexicoValley

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


59 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Argentojarosite
Formula: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Brackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Gearksutite
Formula: Ca[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hewettite
Formula: CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Phosphohedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tangeite
Formula: CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Vésigniéite
Formula: BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Woodwardite
Formula: Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Botallackite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Diaboleite3.DB.05Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Gearksutite3.CC.05Ca[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hewettite4.HE.15CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Argentojarosite7.BC.10AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Fornacite7.FC.10Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Lanarkite7.BD.40Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Woodwardite7.DD.35Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Brackebuschite8.BG.05Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Phosphohedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Tangeite8.BH.35CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Vésigniéite8.BH.45BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Botallackite10.1.3.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
AmBn(O,OH)pXq
Diaboleite10.6.1.1Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
Gearksutite11.6.8.1Ca[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Argentojarosite30.2.5.5AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Lanarkite30.2.1.1Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Woodwardite31.2.2.1Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Brackebuschite40.2.8.1Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Tangeite41.5.1.6CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Vésigniéite41.5.13.1BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Fornacite43.4.3.2Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
Hewettite47.3.1.1CaV6O16 · 9H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Phosphohedyphane-Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
H FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
H GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
H VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
O FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
O GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
O LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cl PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
Ca PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V HewettiteCaV6O16 · 9H2O
V VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cu FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Cu VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag ArgentojarositeAgFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Pb FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Pb LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

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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Ypresian - Campanian
47.8 - 83.6 Ma



ID: 2847843
Early Tertiary to Late Cretaceous volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (47.8 - 83.6 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Williamson Canyon Volcanics

Description: Rhyolite to andesite and closely associated sedimentary and near-surface intrusive rocks; commonly dark gray to dark greenish gray or greenish brown. In the ranges west of Tucson, this unit includes thick welded ash-flow tuffs. Volcanic rocks of this unit are inferred to be derived from vents and volcanoes above magma chambers that solidified to form the granitic rocks of map unit TKg. These rocks are restricted to southeastern Arizona except for a small outcrop near Bagdad. (50-82 Ma)

Comments: Related, broadly, to unit TKg Original map source: Arizona Geological Survey, DI-8 Geologic Map of Arizona, Digital Spatial data for the Geologic Map of Arizona, v. 3.0, edited by S.M. Richard and S.M. Kneale, 2002, 10 p., 2 DOS HD disks. Arc/INFO export file (.e00) format, scale 1:1,000,000.

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite,dacite,andesite}, Minor:{clastic}

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187054
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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

References

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Galbraith, F.W. (1941) Minerals of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 149, 83 p.: 63.
US Atomic Energy Commission Preliminary Reconnaissance Report A-P-153 (1953).
Galbraith, F.W. and Brennan, D.J. (1959) Minerals of Arizona: 71, 72, 73, 77.
Keith, Stanton B. (1973) Index of Mining Properties in Cochise County, Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 187: 76.
Anthony, J.W., et al. (1995) Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 150, 299, 306, 410.
U.S. Bureau of Mines file data.
Arizona Bureau of Mines files.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10027125, MRDS ID #M002174, and Dep. ID #10136538, MAS ID #0040030611.

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