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Tenorite 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:Tenorite
Formula:CuO
Comments:Assoc. with malachite & chrysocolla.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 185, 391; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), inerals of AZ: 27.; Ross, Clyde P. (1925a) Ore deposits of the Saddle Mountain and Banner Mining Districts, Arizona. USGS Bull. 771.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chrysocolla
Malachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chrysocolla1 photo of Tenorite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Hemimorphite1 photo of Tenorite associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Smithsonite1 photo of Tenorite associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tenorite 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 Tenorite
6.3km (3.9 miles) A 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) B Ray Mine, Scott Mountain, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) C Antelope Mine (Antelope Peak Mine; Meyer Mine; Soldier Boy Mine; Unpatented claims MS 3589), Meyer Wash, Cedar Mountain area, Antelope District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.7km (13.5 miles) D Ray, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
24.9km (15.5 miles) E Copper Butte Mine (June Bug Mine; James Incline; Cochise Mine; Wallace shaft; Poor Mans Wash property; Patented claims; Old Fred Mitchell property), Copper Butte, Copper Butte District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) F Old Globe Mine, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) G Oxhide Mine (Lower Ox Hide Mine; Upper Ox Hide Mine; Schultze Mine; Schultze group), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) H Copper Reef Mine (Copper Reef Consolidated; Rawhide Mountain prospects; Coronado claims; Coronado group; North Star Mine; North Star shaft), Copper Reef Mountain, Stanley District, Turnbull Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
37.5km (23.3 miles) I Pearl Mine (Pearl property; Pearl vein; Monarch group; Dripping Springs property; Cuba Mine; Magoris Mine; Matt Tar property), Signal Peak area, Black Hills, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
37.6km (23.4 miles) J 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
37.9km (23.6 miles) K Van Dyke Mine (Van Dyke shaft; Van Dyke deposit; Van Dyke claim; Oxymin's Van Dyke deposit), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
39.2km (24.3 miles) L Carlota Mine (Carlotta Mine; Carlota property; Carlota deposit; Cactus deposit; Brewery Mine; Brewery claims; Alexander Mine), Top of the World, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
41.6km (25.9 miles) M Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
42.0km (26.1 miles) N Starlight Mine (Tri-Bullion Mine; Arizona claims; Wright claims; Will Ryan group; Tribullion M and S Co. property; patented claims MS 2372), Kelly Gulch, Stanley District, Santa Teresa Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) O Old Reliable Mine (Reliable Mine; Calumet Mine; Clark-Scanlon group; Copper Creek Mining Co. property), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
47.3km (29.4 miles) P Unnamed copper prospect (44), Copper Creek, Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
48.6km (30.2 miles) Q Wheelbarrow No. 5 claim (Mule group 1-10; Copper Hill prospect; Mule group 1-10 claims; Tapia property; Unpatented claims - Mono), Copper Creek area, Rattlesnake District, Galiuro Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
49.5km (30.7 miles) R Cobre Grande Mine (Duval Sulfur and Potash Co. Mine; Cowboy Mine; Cowboy tunnel), Cobre Grande Mountain, Aravaipa, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
53.2km (33.0 miles) S Little Hill Mine, Oracle, Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
56.0km (34.8 miles) T North Star Mine (Cora Mine; Randall Copper properties; Lula Mine), Treadway Mountain area, Granite Hills, Picacho Mts, Picacho District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
59.9km (37.2 miles) U Cactustail Mine, Owl Head Buttes area, Owl Head District, Tortolita Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
64.0km (39.8 miles) V Sundown Mine, Desert Peak area, Owl Head District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
78.5km (48.8 miles) W Korn Kob Mine (Korn Kob prospect), Buchman Canyon, Redington District, Santa Catalina Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
92.2km (57.3 miles) X Unnamed Cu prospect 96-16, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
94.8km (58.9 miles) Y Unnamed Cu prospect 117-34, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
95.0km (59.0 miles) Z Unnamed Cu prospect 117-24, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
97.9km (60.8 miles) 0 Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
104.6km (65.0 miles) 1 Unnamed Cu prospect Vhnw-008r, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
108.9km (67.6 miles) 2 Safford Copper Mine (Kennecott Safford; Lone Star Mine), Lone Star District (Safford District; Dos Pobres District), Gila Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
109.2km (67.9 miles) 3 San Juan Mine (Peacock Mine), Peterson Wash, Lone Star District (Safford District; Dos Pobres District), Gila Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
118.0km (73.3 miles) 4 North San Xavier pit (San Xavier North pit; San Xavier Mine), Mission complex, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, San Xavier (Tohono O'odom) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
118.2km (73.5 miles) 5 Lakeshore Mine (Casa Grande Mine; Trans Arizona Res. Inc. Mine; Treasure State Mine; Cyprus Casa Grande Mine; Tohono Mine; Cyprus Tohono Mine), North Komelik area, Casa Grande District, Slate Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
120.8km (75.1 miles) 6 Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
121.1km (75.2 miles) 7 Safford deposit (Spalding; Lindsey and Anderson claims; Sanchez Copper deposit; Esperanza Mine), Sanchez, Lone Star District (Safford District; Dos Pobres District), Gila Mts, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
122.6km (76.2 miles) 8 Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
122.6km (76.2 miles) 9 Pima Mine (Pima Open Pit Mine), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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