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Willemite from
Texas Arizona Mine, Dragoon, Gunnison Hills, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Willemite
Formula:Zn2SiO4
Comments:Occurs as sprays of acicular crystals in gossan cavities and as crystalline coatings in metamorphosed limestone.
Habit:Acicular, minute glassy prisms
Colour:Colorless, white
Luminescent properties:Bright creamy yellow (SW UV)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 420; Cooper, J.R. (1957), Metamorphism and volume losses in carbonate rocks near Johnson Camp, Cochise Co., AZ. Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull. 68: 577-610; Rocks & Min.: 64: 58.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz2 photos of Willemite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Rosasite1 photo of Willemite associated with Rosasite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Willemite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Texas Arizona Mine, Dragoon, Gunnison Hills, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Willemite
1.5km (0.9 miles) Stroud Brothers Mine, Dragoon, Gunnison Hills, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Unnamed W-Cu prospect, Dragoon, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) Johnson Camp, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Johnson Mine (Johnson pit; Burro pit; Climax shaft; Johnson Camp Mine; Cyprus Johnson deposit), Johnson Camp, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) Little Fanny Mine group (Little Fanny Mine; Little Fanny group of claims; Last Chance Mine; Alvera Mine; Alvera Extension Mine; Dragoon Ground), Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Silver Cloud Mine, Escapule Mine group (Escapule Mine; Joe Escapule Mine; Moonlight group; Northside group; Garnet group; Arizona group), Middle Pass Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
40.6km (25.2 miles) Toughnut Mine (Tough Nut Mine; Northwest Mine; Hoodoo stopes; Tombstone group), Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
40.6km (25.2 miles) West Side Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
40.9km (25.4 miles) Defiance Mine, Costello Mine group (Costello claims), Gleeson, Turquoise Mining District (Courtland-Gleeson Mining District), Cochise County, Arizona, USA
41.1km (25.5 miles) Empire Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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