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Halite from
79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Halite
Formula:NaCl
Comments:Abun. post-mining min. on walls.
Habit:Arching whiskers to 12 inches long; growth rate to 3 inches/year.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 243; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Halite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Halite
17.6km (10.9 miles) A Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
66.8km (41.5 miles) B Reddington deposit, Kielberg Canyon area, Reddington area, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
71.8km (44.6 miles) C Picacho Basin Gypsum-Salt occurrence, Picacho area, Picacho Basin, Picacho District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
74.7km (46.4 miles) D Picacho Mine (Picacho group; Green Copper; Copper Star; Better Pay; Green Monster group), Picacho Peak, Picacho Mts, Picacho District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
87.8km (54.5 miles) E Salt Banks-Orange Spring, Salt River, Salt River District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
112.1km (69.7 miles) F Safford Well, San Simon Valley, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
132.1km (82.1 miles) G Willcox Playa, Willcox, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
150.2km (93.3 miles) H Unidentified Halite occurrence, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
150.5km (93.5 miles) I Southwest Salt Mine (Luke Salt Body; Luke Air Force Dome), Luke Air Force Base, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
152.5km (94.8 miles) J Solid Salt deposit, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
153.0km (95.1 miles) K San Simon Basin (San Simon River; Bowie Chabazite deposit), Bowie area, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
155.1km (96.3 miles) L Unnamed Halite occurrence, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
176.9km (109.9 miles) M Chief Mine (Chief group of claims), Flux Gulch, Alum Gulch, Harshaw District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
179.5km (111.5 miles) N Denver Mine (El Toro Mine), Palmetto District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
183.5km (114.0 miles) O Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
186.0km (115.6 miles) P Unnamed saline well, Camp Verde, Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
191.6km (119.0 miles) Q Camp Verde Salt Mine (Wingfield Gypsum; Sodium Products Corp. Mine; Graham Wingfield Sulphate Mine; Graham-Wingfield Sulfate Ground), Camp Verde, Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
192.4km (119.6 miles) R Camp Verde - SW of, Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
192.4km (119.6 miles) S Camp Verde, Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
230.8km (143.4 miles) T Unidentified Halite occurrence [1], Adamana, Petrified Forest Mining District, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
234.4km (145.7 miles) U Kern County Land Company drill hole, Petrified Forest National Park, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
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