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Quartz 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:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Occurs throughout the ore zone. As crystals filling druses and cavities; stringers and replacements in limestone and rhyolite porphyry; and massive silica bodies. The latest hypogene mineral.
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; Wilson, E.D. (1951), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 158: 78.; Ross, Clyde P. (1925a) Ore deposits of the Saddle Mountain and Banner Mining Districts, Arizona. USGS Bull. 771.; Arizona Department of Mineral Resources 79 Mine file
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hemimorphite5 photos of Quartz associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Limonite3 photos of Quartz associated with Limonite at this locality.
Aurichalcite1 photo of Quartz associated with Aurichalcite at this locality.
Smithsonite1 photo of Quartz associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz 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 Quartz
1.0km (0.6 miles) Finch Mine (Reagan Camp prospects; Barking Spider Mine), Keystone Gulch, 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
4.3km (2.7 miles) Premier property (Premier group; Santa Monica Camp; Santa Montica Camp), Christmas, Christmas 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
7.8km (4.9 miles) C and B Mine (C & B Mine; C. and B. Mine; C & B Group Mine; Vanadium Mine; Vanadium property; International property; Cutler and Bywater Mine), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) Grey Horse Mine (Grayhorse property; Black Cap; U.S. Vanadium group; Sullivan claims; J.J. Sullivan prospects; Esperanza group; Coral Canyon claim), Riverside, Riverside Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) Two Queens Mine (Bromide No. 1 claim), Old Mill, Saddle Mountain Mining District, The Tablelands Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.8km (7.3 miles) Adjust Mine (Adjust group; Mellor claims; Little Treasure Mine; Blue Bird vein; Silver Cross claims; Laurence Mine; Old Odell), Lee Mountain area, Saddle Mountain Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) Winkelman Silica Mine (Copper Basin group; Silver King; Babbit claims; Winkelman Silica property), Crozier Peak area, Cottonwood Mining District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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