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Sphalerite from
Las Guijas Mine group (Immense Lode; Grand Lode; General Electric Mine; General Electric group of claims; Obregon claims; Black Gold group), Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 105 (Table 4); Dale, et al (1960): 102-104; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Las Guijas Mine group (Immense Lode; Grand Lode; General Electric Mine; General Electric group of claims; Obregon claims; Black Gold group), Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
4.3km (2.6 miles) Albatross Mine (Gnome King Mine), Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Black Gold Mine (Black Gold group of claims), Las Guijas, Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) Mary G Mine (Mary E Mine; Princess claim; Princess group), Cerro Colorado Mining District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) New Colorado Mine, Cerro Colorado Mining District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) Amado Mine group, Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Backbone Mine, Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) Cerro Colorado Mine (Heintzelman Mine; Silver Queen Mine), Cerro Colorado Mining District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Ajax Mine group, San Luis Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) M.C.M. Mine group (MCM Mine; Guadalupe group), San Luis Mts, Arivaca Mining District (Las Guijas Mining District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
20.8km (12.9 miles) Choctaw Mine (Fickett Mine; Anderson Mine; Noon Mine), Bartlett Mountain, Oro Blanco Mining District (Ruby Mining District), Oro Blanco Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
 
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