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Orthoclase 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:Orthoclase
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Comments:Pegmatite zone at base of breccia pipe (300 level).
Habit:Crystals to 6 inches long
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 318; Kuhn, Truman H. (1938), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 145: 127-130; Kuhn, Truman H. (1941), Pipe deposits of the Copper Creek area, AZ, Economic Geology: 36: 512-538.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Quartz
Rutile
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Orthoclase 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 Orthoclase
42.1km (26.2 miles) Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
51.7km (32.1 miles) Tucson Mica property, Black Mountain, Black Mountain Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
59.6km (37.1 miles) Victor claims, Owl Head Buttes area, Owl Head Mining District, Tortolita 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
81.3km (50.5 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
82.2km (51.1 miles) Republic Mine (Republic Copper Co. property), Johnson Camp, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
82.8km (51.4 miles) Live Oak pit (Keystone; Joe Bush; Ox Hide; Thornton; Red Hill; Cyprus Miami), Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
85.1km (52.9 miles) Copper Cities Mine (Sleeping Beauty Mine; Lost Gulch Mine; Yellow Metal Mine; Diamond-H Mine), Copper Cities Mine area, Sleeping Beauty Peak, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
85.3km (53.0 miles) Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
85.7km (53.3 miles) Texas Canyon area, Dragoon, Cochise Mining District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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