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Chalcanthite from
San Xavier pit (San Xavier open pit; San Xavier West Mine; San Xavier Unit Open pit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Pit
Classification
Species:Chalcanthite
Formula:CuSO4 · 5H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 161.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Melanterite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcanthite data
Locality Data:Click here to view San Xavier pit (San Xavier open pit; San Xavier West Mine; San Xavier Unit Open pit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcanthite
33.1km (20.6 miles) Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
34.1km (21.2 miles) Old Dick Mine (American Mine), Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) Copper World Mine (Helvetia Mine; Black Horse shaft; Brunswick Mine; Little Dave Mine; Owasco Mine), Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
34.9km (21.7 miles) Omega Mine (Omega tunnel; Omega Extension Mine), Monument Mountain, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
39.6km (24.6 miles) Rosemont (Rosemont Camp), Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
57.3km (35.6 miles) Silver Bell Mine, Mineral Mountain, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
62.7km (39.0 miles) Atlas Mine, Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
65.7km (40.8 miles) Invincible prospect, Blue Eagle and Exposed Reef group, Alum Gulch, Harshaw Mining District, Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
66.9km (41.6 miles) Blue Eagle Mine (Blue Eagle 1 and 2 claims; Copper Ledge; Hillside Copper Mine), Blue Eagle and Exposed Reef group, Alum Gulch, Harshaw Mining District, Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
67.8km (42.1 miles) Old Glory Mine group, Ruby, Oro Blanco Mining District (Ruby Mining District), Oro Blanco Mountains, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
 
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