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Kaolinite from
Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Kaolinite
Formula:Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Comments:Occurs as a widespread product of pervasive hydrothermal alteration.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 132, 257, 266, 304; Moolick, R.T. & J.J. Durek (1966), The Morenci district, in S.R. Titley and C.L. Hicks (editors), Geology of the porphyry copper deposits, southwestern North America, Univ. AZ Press, Tucson: 221-231; Schwartz, G.M. (1947), Hydrothermal alteration in the 'porphyry copper' deposits, Econ.Geol.: 42: 319-352; Schwartz, G.M. (1958), Alteration of biotite under mesothermal conditions, Econ.Geol.: 53: 164-177; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 54.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite4 photos of Kaolinite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Kaolinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Localities for Kaolinite in this Region
Longfellow Mine (Ofarizona Copper Co. group [in part]; Longfellow incline), Clifton, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Metcalf Mines (Arizona Copper Co. group; Metcalf Open pit), Clifton, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Copper Mountain Kaolin occurrence, Copper Mountain, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Golden Eagle prospect (Golden Eagle & Phonolite tunnel; Bokares placers; North San Francisco River placers), Dorsey Gulch, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Dover Copper Mines (Gold Belt Mines/group; Dover Copper group; Copper Plate Mine), Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Mammoth Mine (Arizona Copper Co. group), Garfield Gulch, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Shannon Mine (Shannon Mountain Mine), King Gulch, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Copper Mountain Mine (Manganese Blue Mine; Copper Mountain claim working; Old Blue shaft; Detroit Copper Co. group; Manganese Blue ore body), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Detroit Mine (Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Humboldt Mine (Humboldt tunnel; Liverpool tunnel; Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Ryerson Mine, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Clifton Copper Mines (San Jose; Copper Centre; Clifton gp; Standard gp; Standard Consolidated Copper Co.; Standard Mine; Standard Copper), Standard Gulch, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
 
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