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Dioptase 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:Dioptase
Formula:CuSiO3 · H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Dioptase 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 Dioptase
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
17.6km (10.9 miles) Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, 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
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 District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
39.1km (24.3 miles) Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
41.1km (25.5 miles) Table Mountain Mine, Table Mountain area, Table Mountain District, Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) Collins Mine (Collins vein; mammoth-Collins Mine), Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
41.6km (25.9 miles) Ford Mine (Ford property; Old Glory 1-5 claims; Mammoth Tiger Extension Mining Corp. property), Tucson Wash, Mammoth, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
41.6km (25.9 miles) Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
48.3km (30.0 miles) Unnamed copper prospect (20), Copper Creek area, Rattlesnake District, Galiuro Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
 
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