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Sericite from
Ruby prospect, Mohawk, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, Mohawk Mining District, Mohawk Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:Small amounts in fractures with malachite in granular, vitreous, gray quartz.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wilson, E.D. (1933), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 134: 153.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Malachite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sericite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ruby prospect, Mohawk, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, Mohawk Mining District, Mohawk Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Sericite
9.7km (6.1 miles) Red Cross Mine (Norton Mine), Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Mohawk Mining District, Mohawk Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
29.1km (18.1 miles) Sheep Claim Mine (Sheep claim), Castle Dome Mining District, Castle Dome Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
30.5km (18.9 miles) Unnamed Cu-Au prospect, Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
33.7km (21.0 miles) Betty Lee Mine (Betty Lee group; Arizona Consolidated), Frisco-Betty Lee-Ella J. Mine group, Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Copper Mts, La Posa Mining District (Wellton Mining District; Wellton Hills Mining District), Wellton Hills-Copper Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) Donaldson Mine (Donaldson prospect), Wellton, La Posa Mining District (Wellton Mining District; Wellton Hills Mining District), Wellton Hills-Copper Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
36.2km (22.5 miles) Unnamed Au-Ag-Cu prospect, Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Last Chance Mine, Last Chance-Copper Coin Mine group (Smith Mine), Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Copper Mts, La Posa Mining District (Wellton Mining District; Wellton Hills Mining District), Wellton Hills-Copper Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Copper Coin Mine, Last Chance-Copper Coin Mine group (Smith Mine), Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Copper Mts, La Posa Mining District (Wellton Mining District; Wellton Hills Mining District), Wellton Hills-Copper Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
37.7km (23.4 miles) Unnamed Ag-Cu-Au-Fe prospect, Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) McMahan prospect, Coyote Wash, La Posa Mining District (Wellton Mining District; Wellton Hills Mining District), Wellton Hills-Copper Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
 
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