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Rosasite 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:Rosasite
Formula:(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Oxidized portions as velvety mats or warty crusts encrusting Mn-oxides & smithsonite.
Colour:Deep blue-green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 123, 152, 308, 357; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264;
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Plattnerite
Smithsonite
Smithsonite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hemimorphite22 photos of Rosasite associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Aurichalcite6 photos of Rosasite associated with Aurichalcite at this locality.
Wulfenite6 photos of Rosasite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Smithsonite4 photos of Rosasite associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Goethite3 photos of Rosasite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Baryte1 photo of Rosasite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Cuprian Smithsonite1 photo of Rosasite associated with Cuprian Smithsonite at this locality.
Mimetite1 photo of Rosasite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rosasite 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
Photo GalleryView Gallery (16 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Rosasite
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
41.6km (25.9 miles) Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
46.6km (28.9 miles) Childs-Adwinkle Mine (Childs and Altwilkle Mine; Childs-Aldwinkle Mine), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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