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Pyrite 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:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Massive body; most abundant sulfide and clearly the earliest mineral. Many grains show embayments of veinlets filled with associated minerals.
Habit:Some highly modified crystals.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 341; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158: 77; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 61.; Arizona Department of Mineral Resources 79 Mine file
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Anglesite
Cerussite
Galena
Melanterite
Quartz
Specularite
Sphalerite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite 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 Pyrite
1.4km (0.9 miles) Hogvall Mine (Hogvall prospect; Standard Mine), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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 Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Apex Mine (Apex property; Arizona Apex Mine; Lavell Mine; San Bernado), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) London-Arizona Mine (London-Arizona Consolidated Mine), Toronado Peak, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) Gold-Copper Mines Co. Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
3.5km (2.1 miles) Curtin Mine (Humphrey Mine), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining 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 Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) Mellor prospect, Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) Hoosier Mine (Hoosier group), Pinal 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 Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
 
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