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Molybdenite from Pima Co., Arizona, USA

USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Pima Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Gilluly, J. (1937), Geology and ore deposits of the Ajo quadrangle, AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 141; Schwartz, G.M. (1947), Hydrothermal alteration in the 'porphyry copper' deposits, Econ.Geol. 42: 319-352; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 24.
        • Little Ajo Mts
          • Ajo
Gilluly, J. (1937), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 141: 68-75, 79-81; Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 87; Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298.
      • Baboquivari Mts
        • Baboquivari Mining District
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 107 (Table 4); Mines Handbook (1922).
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 108 (Table 4); Dale, et al (1960): 67-69.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10009824, MRDS ID #D003057.
          • Weaver Canyon
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 109 (Table 4); Univ. AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 46; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 24; Kirkemo, Anderson & Creasen (1965): 10-11; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
      • Coyote Mts
        • Coyote Mining District
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 116 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
      • Empire Mts
        • Empire Mining District
          • Hilton (Lead Mountain)
            • Copper Camp
              • Hilton Mines (Hilton Mine group; Hiltano group; Hiltano & State of Maine group)
                • Prince Mine group
Rolf Luetcke
      • San Xavier (Tohono O'odom) Indian Reservation
        • Sierrita Mts
          • Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District)
            • Mission complex
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039668, MRDS ID #M050619.
      • Santa Catalina Mts
        • Oracle Mining District (Control Mining District; Old Hat Mining District; Santa Catalina Mining District)
          • Mount Bigelow
            • Stratton-Daily Camp
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 131 (Table 4); Peterson & Creasey (1943); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
          • Tucson
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 113 (Table 4).
        • Redington Mining District
          • Buchman Canyon
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 334.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302.
      • Santa Rita Mts
        • Greaterville Mining District
          • Greaterville
            • Greaterville placer deposits
              • Hughes Gulch
                • St. Louis Gulch
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039494, MRDS ID #M050166.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Frondel, J.W. & F.E. Wickman (1970), Molybdonite polytypes in theory and occurrence. II. Some naturally occurring polytypes of molybdenite, Am.Min.: 55: 1857-1875.
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 124 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
          • Helvetia
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 124 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039407, MRDS ID #M050040.
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 126 (Table 4); Schrader (1915): 119; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
            • Isle Royal Mine group
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039411, MRDS ID #M050044.
            • Leader Hill
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 126 (Table 4); Schrader & Hill (1910): 156-157; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild (1907); Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1909), Some occurrences of molybdenite in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 430: 154-163; Creasey, S.C. & G.L. Quick (1955), Copper deposits of part of Helvetia mining district, Pima Co., AZ: 312, 315-318; Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 148: 35-36; Univ. AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in Arizona: 46; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 24; Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E11; Schrader, F.C. and J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 582: 107; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 128 (Table 4); Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild (1907); Schrader & Hill (1909); Schrader (1915): 126-127; Univ. AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 46; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 24; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 127; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
            • Tiptop Mountain
              • Tiptop Mine group (Tiptop Camp prospects/mines)
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039490, MRDS ID #M050159.
          • Mount Fagan
            • Beuhman Hill
              • Cuprite Mine group
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 135, 136; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 24.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild, F.N. (1907), The composition of molybdite from AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 23: 455-456; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1909), Some occurrences of molybdenite in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 430; Creasey, S.C. & G.L. Quick (1955), Copper deposits of part of Helvetia mining district, Pima Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1027-F: 301-323; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur, Mines Bull. 153: 24.
          • Peach-Elgin copper deposit
            • Elgin Mine group
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10103733, MRDS ID #M050039.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10088601, MRDS ID #M050164.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild, F.N. (1907), The composition of molybdite from AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 23: 455-456; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1909), Some occurrences of molybdenite in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 430: 154-163; Creasey, S.C. & G.L. Quick (1955), Copper deposits of part of Helvetia mining district, Pima Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1027-F: 301-323; Univ. AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 46; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 24.
          • Rosemont (Rosemont Camp)
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10026900, MRDS ID #M000917.
Creasey, S.C. & G.L. Quick (1955), Copper deposits of part of Helvetia Mining district, Pima Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1027-F: 312-314.
        • Old Baldy Mining District
          • Jackson Canyon
            • Jackson Mine group (McCleary group; Old Baldy Copper Mine; Rosa Mine; Hickory; Decatur)
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039499, MRDS ID #M050172.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild, F.N. (1907), The composition of molybdite from AZ, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 23: 455-456; Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1909), Some occurrences of molybdenite in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 430: 154-163; Creasey, S.C. & G.L. Quick (1955), Copper deposits of part of Helvetia mining district, Pima Co., AZ, USGS Bull. 1027-F: 301-323; Univ. AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of useful Minerals in AZ: 46; GAlbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 24.
Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 175.
              • Sun Lode claims
Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E13.
Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E13.
          • Stone Cabin Canyon
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10037130, MRDS ID #M030552.
      • Sierrita Mts
        • Papago Mining District (Sierrita Mining District)
          • Stevens Mountain
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 131 (Table 4); Ransome (1922): 416-417; Farnham, et al (1961): 119-121; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 131 (Table 4); Ransome (1922): 416-417; Farnham, et al (1961): 119-121; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 131 (Table 4); Ransome (1922): 416-417; Farnham, et al (1961): 119-121; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
        • Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District)
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10048219, MRDS ID #M800305.
          • Batamote Hills
Freeport-McMoRan
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 135 (Table 4); Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 220; Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E12; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild, F.N. (1934), Microscopic relations of magnetite, hematite, pyrite and chalcopyrite, Econ.Geol.: 29: 107-120.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 218; Kirkemo, H., et al (1965), Investigations of Molybdenum Deposits in the Conterminous United States 1942-60, Contributions to Economic Geology, USGS Bull. 1182-E: E12; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 41; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 24.
          • San Xavier
Personal knowledge and consultations with knowledgeable professionals
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10103751, MRDS ID #M050384.
              • Mineral Hill
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039575, RDS D #M050359.
ASARCO site geologist.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302.
          • Twin Buttes
Freeport-McMoRan
      • Silver Bell Mts
        • Silver Bell Mining District
          • Kurtz shaft area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Guild, F.N. (1910), Mineralogy of Arizona; Stewart, C.A. (1912), The geology and ore deposits of the Silverbell mining district, AZ, in A.I.M.E. Transactions: 43: 240-290; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153, Minerals of AZ: 24.
          • Mineral Mountain
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10161929, MRDS ID #D000333, MAS ID #0040190009.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039684, MRDS ID #M050650.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039895, MRDS ID #M051069.
          • Vaca Hills
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10095456, MRDS ID #M051072.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039890, MRDS ID #M051060.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039910, MRDS ID #M051093.
      • Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation
        • Comobabi Mts
          • Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District)
            • Ko Vaya
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 112 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Williams, S.A, (1963), Oxidation of sulfide ores in the Mildren and Steppe mining districts, Pima Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 58: 1119-1125.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 302; Williams, S.A, (1963), Oxidation of sulfide ores in the Mildren and Steppe mining districts, Pima Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 58: 1119-1125.
Univ. of AZ Bull. 41, Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 46.
 
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