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Paul Hinshaw property (New Ore Mine [?]), Casa Grande, Cimarron Mts, Cimarron District (Salt Well District), Cimarron & Sheridan Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Wilson, E.D. & G.H. Roseveare (1949), Arizona Nonmetallics, A Summary of Past Production and Present Operations, 2nd. Edition (revised), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 155: 48.

Funnell, J.E. & E.J. Wolfe (1964), Compendium on nonmetallic minerals of Arizona, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio: 222.

Peirce, H. Wesley (1990), Arizona Geological Survey Industrial Minerals card file.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 420-421.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10062369, MRDS ID #TC35742.

A former small surface specimen mine located in sec. 36, T.11S., R.2E. SW of Casa Grande. The exact location is not certain and the property may be located on the next topographic sheet to the west - Ventana 1:24,000.

Mineralization is willemite and associated calcite that fluoresces red and green when exposed to short wave UV light.

A small tonnage of this material was shipped to California for use in fluorescent fireplaces.

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