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Khinite from
Old Guard Mine (Royal Guard Mine), Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Khinite
Formula:Pb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
Comments:Found in dump material as corroded crystals forming rings on fracture surfaces of silicified granodiorite.
Habit:Corroded, minute (up to 0.15mm) crystals forming rings.
Colour:Deep green.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 267; Williams, S.A. (1978), Khinite, parakhinite, and dugganite, three new tellurates from Tombstone, AZ, Am.Min.: 63: 1016-1019.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chlorargyrite
Dugganite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Khinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Guard Mine (Royal Guard Mine), Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Khinite
1.3km (0.8 miles) Empire Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
36.8km (22.9 miles) Reef Mine (Tungsten Reef Mine; Exposed Reef Mine; Sitric Mine; Reef group of claims), Carr Canyon, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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