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Pyrite from
Santo Nino Mine (Santo Niño Mine; North Santo Nino; North Santo Wind; Brooks; Santa Maria Mo Mine), Santo Niño Mine area, San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:As large crystal groups near molybdenite bodies.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 167, 302; Blanchard, R. & P.F. Boswell (1930), Limonite types derived from bornite and tetrahedrite, Econ.Geol.: 25: 557-580; Schrader & Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, AZ, USGS Bull. 582; Schrader (1917), The geologic distribution and genesis of the metals in the Santa Rita-Patagonia Mountains, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 12: 237-269; Frondel, J.W. & F.E. Wickman (1970), Molybdenite polytypes in theory and occurrence. II. Some naturally-occurring polytypes of molybdenite, Am.Min.: 55: 1857-1875; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 19, 25.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Molybdenite
Quartz
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Santo Nino Mine (Santo Niño Mine; North Santo Nino; North Santo Wind; Brooks; Santa Maria Mo Mine), Santo Niño Mine area, San Antonio Canyon, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
1.2km (0.7 miles) Brooks prospect, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) Manzanita Mine, Washington Gulch, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) O'Connor prospect, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Pride of the West Mine (Washington Mine), Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Indianapolis Mine, Washington Gulch, Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) Happy Thoughts Mine (Happy Thought Mine; Happy Road Mine), Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Holland Mine, Duquesne Gulch, Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Mary Jane Mine (Marijuana Mine), Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.5km (1.5 miles) Silver Bell Mine (Silver Bill Mine), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
2.5km (1.5 miles) Empire Mine, Nash Mines group (Duquesne-Washington group), Washington Camp-Duquesne Mining District, Patagonia Mining District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
 
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