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Northeast of Benson, Cochise Co., Arizona, USAi
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Northeast of Benson- not defined -
Cochise Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° North , 109° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~91km


Occurrence about 8 miles NE of Benson.

NOTE: This may be the same occurrence for Perite as listed under Johnny Lyon Hills.
See article "Search for a Small Prospect Northeast of Benson, Arizona" by Rolf Luetcke.

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:

Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325, 343, 412.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: In epidote-plagioclase gneiss.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325.
Perite
Formula: PbBiClO2
Habit: Scaly
Colour: Bright yellow
Description: Scaly masses in contoured quartz veins cutting epidote-plagioclase gneiss.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325, 343, 412.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: Minor amounts in contoured quartz veins.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325, 343, 412.
Vauquelinite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Description: In contoured quartz veins.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325, 343, 412.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Perite3.DC.30PbBiClO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Vauquelinite7.FC.05Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Perite10.2.5.1PbBiClO2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Vauquelinite43.4.3.1Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O PeritePbBiClO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
ClChlorine
Cl PeritePbBiClO2
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CrChromium
Cr VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
PbLead
Pb PeritePbBiClO2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi PeritePbBiClO2

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Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 325, 343, 412.

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