SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Covellite from
79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Covellite
Formula:CuS
Comments:Minor amts. assoc. w. oxidation products of galena; microscopic grains with feathery edges along cleavage cracks in galena, replacemetns within anglesite, and along anglesite-galena contacts.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 190; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Kiersch, G.A. (1949), Structural control and mineralization at the Seventy-nine mine, Gila Co., AZ, Econ.Geol.: 44: 24-39; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158: 80.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Anglesite
Galena
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Covellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Covellite
6.3km (3.9 miles) Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) Saddle Mountain Mine group (Lola claims; Gila Copper Sulphide Co. property; Dye vein), Lee Mountain area, Saddle Mountain Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.3km (13.2 miles) Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek Mining District (Ray Mining District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
34.0km (21.1 miles) Resolution deposit, Superior, Pioneer Mining District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
37.3km (23.2 miles) Bluebird Mine (Bluebird group), Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
37.6km (23.4 miles) Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer Mining District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
38.0km (23.6 miles) Ajax Mine, Bell Butte area, Mineral Mountain Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
38.5km (23.9 miles) Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
38.7km (24.1 miles) Miami Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) Live Oak pit (Keystone; Joe Bush; Ox Hide; Thornton; Red Hill; Cyprus Miami), Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 18, 2019 19:58:35
Go to top of page