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

Classification
Species:Cuprite
Formula:Cu2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 196; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of mines Bull. 153: 30.; Ross, Clyde P. (1925a) Ore deposits of the Saddle Mountain and Banner Mining Districts, Arizona. USGS Bull. 771.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cuprite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Cuprite
1.9km (1.2 miles) London-Arizona Mine (London-Arizona Consolidated; London-Range; London-Shamrock; Curtin shaft; Brick gp/claims; Ball Copper Co. Mine), Toronado Peak, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
9.9km (6.1 miles) Dripping Springs Mines (Dripping Springs claims; Cocreham and Haywood Mine; Gold Nugget Mine; Gold Queen Mine; Columbia Mine; Roundtop Mine), Dripping Springs, Dripping Spring Wash, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
11.0km (6.8 miles) Renfro group (Roman Eagle shaft; Pinal Development Co. claims), Dripping Springs, Dripping Springs 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 District, Dripping Spring Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.0km (13.1 miles) Hunch Mine (Civalier property), Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) Monitor Mine (Monitor group; Mountain Maid; Mountain View; Merrimac; Dewey; Cumberland; Tucson; Silver Canyon group; Richmond), Hot Tamale Peak, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.7km (13.5 miles) Ray, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
33.0km (20.5 miles) Grand Pacific Mine (Grand Pacific Copper Company property; Grand Pacific claims; Pacific group; Pacific Mine; Climax; Sandal group), Pacific Canyon, Apache Leap, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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