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Chalcopyrite from
Memphis Mine (Roos shaft; Ross shaft [?]), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Comments:Commonly massive, occasionally with chalcocite. Small crystals to 3 mm have been found near the old zinc stockile area.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:D. Court collection; NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10105276.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Memphis Mine (Roos shaft; Ross shaft [?]), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
0.5km (0.3 miles) Torpedo Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Hawkeye group (Old Priest veins), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Big Three Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Excelsior Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) Ruby (Hayner) Mine, Modoc District, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Stevenson-Bennett Mine (Stephenson-Bennett Mine), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Ben Nevis Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Ophelia claim, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Silver Coinage Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Merrimac Mine, Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
 
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