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Illite from
Miami Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Muscovite var: Illite
Formula:K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Comments:Occurs in the Miami orebody associated with other clay & alteration minerals as a product of hydrothermal alteration of granite porphyry and schist.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 257; Schwartz, G.M. (1947), Hydrothermal alteration in the 'porphyry copper' deposits, Econ.Geol.: 42: 319-352.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Halloysite
Kaolinite
Sericite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Illite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Miami Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Miami, Miami-Inspiration Mining District, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Illite
38.7km (24.1 miles) 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
39.6km (24.6 miles) Dripping Springs Valley Chabazite deposit, Dripping Spring Wash, Christmas area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
62.0km (38.5 miles) Poston Butte deposit (Continental Oil Co. property; Aztec Exploration and Development Co. property; Florence Conoco; Florence Copper Co. property), Florence, Florence Mining District (Blackwater Mining District; Black Rock Mining District), Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
78.8km (48.9 miles) Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa Mining District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
84.4km (52.4 miles) Kalamazoo orebody, San Manuel Mine (Apex Lead & Vanadium Mining Corp Mine; Quarelli group), San Manuel, San Manuel Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
88.7km (55.1 miles) Big Mine, Owl Head Buttes area, Owl Head Mining District, Tortolita Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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