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Torbernite from
El Tiro Mine (El Tiro pit; El Tiro open pit; Red Rock group), Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Torbernite
Formula:Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Comments:Occurs coated by cacoxenite & turquoise.
Habit:Tabular, euhedral crystals to 1 cm diameter
Colour:Emerald-green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 399.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Torbernite data
Locality Data:Click here to view El Tiro Mine (El Tiro pit; El Tiro open pit; Red Rock group), Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Torbernite
3.9km (2.4 miles) Oxide Mine (Oxide open pit mine; Young America Mine; Young American Mine), Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
63.9km (39.7 miles) Linda Lee claims, Quijotoa (Covered Wells), Quijotoa Mining District, Quijotoa Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
72.0km (44.8 miles) Esperanza Mine [new] (Esperanza pit; Esperanza open pit mines; West Esperanza Mine), Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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