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Muscovite from
Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:As 'books' of broadleaved, rather coarsely crystalline material in the Cardigan gneiss and associated pegmatites.
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298; Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 94-95.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Localities for Muscovite in this Region
San Antonio Mine (Clark Silica Mine; Sunshine Mine; San Antonio Mica Mine; Desert White Queen Mine; Crowler Nos. 1-4; Mica Mine; Valentina Mining claim), San Antonio group of claims, Chico Shuni, Chico Shuni Hills, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
New Cornelia Mine area (Ajo Mine area), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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