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Tennantite from
Childs-Adwinkle Mine (Childs and Altwilkle Mine; Childs-Aldwinkle Mine), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Tennantite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 213, 390; Kuhn, Truman H. (1941), Pipe deposits of the Copper Creek area, AZ, Economic Geology: 36: 512-538; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 28.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Enargite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tennantite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Childs-Adwinkle Mine (Childs and Altwilkle Mine; Childs-Aldwinkle Mine), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tennantite
1.8km (1.1 miles) Blue Bird Mine (Bluebird Mine; Zilla Mine; Twin-S Mine; Cumberland Mine; Thornewood Mine; Blue Bird Silver Mining Co. property), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
52.7km (32.7 miles) Florence Mine (Florence Lead Silver Mine), Ripsey Hill area, Ripsey Mining District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
67.6km (42.0 miles) Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek Mining District (Ray Mining District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
82.1km (51.0 miles) Miami Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
84.1km (52.3 miles) Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer Mining District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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