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Psilomelane from
Sonsela Butte deposit, Sonsela Buttes, Sonsela Butte Mining District, Apache Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:'Psilomelane' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:Mn, O
Comments:As a filling in pore spaces between pebbles or fragments in sandstones and conglomerates.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 338; Mayo, E.B. (1955b), Manganese, in Mineral resources of the Navajo-Hopi Indian Reservations, Arizona-Utah, vol. 1, Univ. AZ, Tucson: 39-47.; Mayo, E.B. (1956), Metalliferous minerals and mineral fuels, Mineral Resources, Vol. No. 1: 39; Farnham, L.L., et al (1961), Manganese deposits of eastern Arizona, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 7990: 4-8.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Pyrolusite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Psilomelane data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sonsela Butte deposit, Sonsela Buttes, Sonsela Butte Mining District, Apache Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Psilomelane
181.1km (112.6 miles) A Hosten Nez and Yellow Jeep prospects (Hosteen Nez claims; Ward Terrace), Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
211.9km (131.7 miles) B Happy Jack Mine (Blue Dike Mine), White Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
225.9km (140.4 miles) C King group (King-United; Mohawk; Fairview; Harmon), Sultan Mountain, Silverton, Animas District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
245.8km (152.7 miles) D Buckskin Canyon deposit, Turkey Springs, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
247.1km (153.5 miles) E Piedra Niegro Claim, Finger Mesa Area, Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA
248.6km (154.5 miles) F Mesa Verde group & other claims (Glory Hole claims), Heber Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
249.0km (154.7 miles) G Rainbow group (Vanadium Corporation claims), Heber Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
249.5km (155.1 miles) H Hill Crest group, Heber Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
249.5km (155.1 miles) I Campbell group, Heber Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
250.5km (155.6 miles) J Denison group [1], Heber Mining District, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
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