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Aurorite from
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Aurorite
Formula:Mn2+Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
Comments:Occurs as crystals on goethite in the oxidized zone.
Habit:Small
Colour:Black
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 124.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Goethite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aurorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Aurorite
37.8km (23.5 miles) Ash Peak Mines (Hardy Mine; Goldfield Extension Mine; Commerce and Shamrock Mine; Shamrock shaft; Ash Peak Extension Mine; Patented claim MS 3076a), Duncan, Ash Peak Mining District (Twin Peaks Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
 
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