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Alunite from
Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Alunite
Formula:KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Comments:Innumerable narrow veins cutting concentrator volcanics; yellow coatings.
Colour:Yellow
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 107; Gilluly, J. (1937), Geology and ore deposits of the Ajo quadrangle, AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 141; Hutton, C.O. & A.C. Vlisidis (1960), Papagoite, a new copper-bearing mineral from Ajo, AZ, Am.Min.: 45: 599-611.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Alunite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Localities for Alunite in this Region
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
New Cornelia Mine area (Ajo Mine area), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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