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Grossular from
Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Grossular
Formula:Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 358.; Eastlick, J.T., 1968, Geology of the Christmas mine and vicinity, Banner mining district, Arizona, in Ridge, J.D., ed., Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933?1967: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., p. 1191-1210.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Diopside
Ruizite
Scawtite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Stringhamite2 photos of Grossular associated with Stringhamite at this locality.
Tobermorite1 photo of Grossular associated with Tobermorite at this locality.
Xonotlite1 photo of Grossular associated with Xonotlite at this locality.
Hematite1 photo of Grossular associated with Hematite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Grossular data
Locality Data:Click here to view Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Localities for Grossular in this Region
Christmas open pit, Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Grossular
42.7km (26.5 miles) A Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
102.5km (63.7 miles) B Atlas Mine (BS & K Mine; B.S. & K. Mine; Atlas Elizibeth group [sic]), Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
123.3km (76.6 miles) C Pima Mine (Pima Open Pit Mine), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
123.9km (77.0 miles) D Johnson Camp, Cochise District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
132.4km (82.3 miles) E Twin Buttes Mine (Twin Buttes Open Pit Mine), Twin Buttes, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
137.7km (85.6 miles) F Saint David area, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
147.5km (91.6 miles) G Unnamed Cu-Ag prospect, Middle Pass District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
149.3km (92.8 miles) H Cobre Loma Mine (Cobre Loma prospect; Cobre Loma pit), Middle Pass District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
151.1km (93.9 miles) I Middlemarch Mine (Missouri Mine; Missouri shaft; Morning Glory shaft), Middle Pass District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
152.2km (94.6 miles) J Standard Tungsten Mine (Head Center Mine; Black Prince Mine; Johnny Boy Mine; Johnnie Boy No. 1 Mine; Barite prospect; Kreis Mine), Black Diamond Peak, Middle Pass District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
161.7km (100.5 miles) K Comstock Hill, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
163.3km (101.5 miles) L Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
181.3km (112.6 miles) M Hilltop Mine (Hand Mine; Kasper tunnel; Gray Mine; Dunn shaft; Blacksmith shaft; Rhem adit), Rustler Park, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
187.7km (116.6 miles) N Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
187.7km (116.6 miles) O Holland Mine, Duquesne Gulch, Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
193.9km (120.5 miles) P Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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