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Diopside 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:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Comments:In contact-metamorphic limestones w. andradite, tremolite & epidote.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 204, 215; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Andradite
Epidote
Tremolite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside 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 Diopside
1.6km (1.0 miles) Chilito Mine (Chillito Mine; Schneider group; Sioux group; Southwest Inspiration property; Copper States Mining Co. property; Velasco pit), Schneider Hill, 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
46.7km (29.0 miles) Landsman claim (Landsman prospect; Iron Reef prospect), Landsman Camp (Landsman group), Aravaipa, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
71.2km (44.3 miles) Santa Catalina Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
94.3km (58.6 miles) Unnamed Cu prospect 118-16, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
97.9km (60.8 miles) Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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