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Sphalerite from
Hilltop Mine (Hand Mine; Kasper tunnel; Gray Mine; Dunn shaft; Blacksmith shaft; Rhem adit), Rustler Park, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Min.Rec.: 14:121; Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Branch Bull. 187: 52 (Table 4).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Galena3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Galena at this locality.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Serpierite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Serpierite at this locality.
Willemite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Willemite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hilltop Mine (Hand Mine; Kasper tunnel; Gray Mine; Dunn shaft; Blacksmith shaft; Rhem adit), Rustler Park, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.9km (0.5 miles) Lead Lily shaft, Rustler Park, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Unnamed Zn-Pb-Ag-Cu mine (Eureka Lower Adit), Blumberg Canyon, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Hilltop Extension Mine (Lilly & Whale Groups), California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) Pine-Zinc Mine (Pursley Mine; Pursely Mine), California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Unnamed Cu-Zn-Pb-Ag prospect, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) El Tigre Mine (Sampson Mine), Rustler Park, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) Unnamed Cu-Zn Mine, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) King of Lead Mine (King of Lead group; Windes Mine; Morrow Mine; Taylor Mine; Pursley Mine; Queen of Sheba claim), Cochise Head, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
6.7km (4.1 miles) Unnamed Zn-Cu prospect (2), California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) Unnamed Cu-Pb-Ag-Zn prospects, California District, Chiricahua Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
 
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