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Chalcotrichite from
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula:Cu2O
Comments:Abundant; miners made baseballs out of this material.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 196; Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298; Gilluly, J. (1937), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 141: 68-75, 79-81.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite4 photos of Chalcotrichite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Copper2 photos of Chalcotrichite associated with Copper at this locality.
Cuprite1 photo of Chalcotrichite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcotrichite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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