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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Common mainly as massive, though excellent acicular crystals to 3 mm often line vugs in gossan at the zinc stockpile area
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:D. Court collection; NMBMMR Bull 11 The Geology of the Organ Mountains; Glover, Thomas J., (1975) Geology and ore deposits of the northwestern Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico. NMBGMR Open-file Report OF-63; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10105276.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cerussite1 photo of Malachite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Garnet Group1 photo of Malachite associated with Garnet Group at this locality.
Azurite1 photo of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Malachite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Malachite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Memphis Mine (Roos shaft; Ross shaft [?]), Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Poor Man's Friend prospect, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) Copper Bar Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) Torpedo Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Big Three Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Excelsior Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) Ruby (Hayner) Mine, Modoc Mining District, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Stevenson-Bennett Mine (Stephenson-Bennett Mine), Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Pharmacist prospect, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
8.3km (5.2 miles) Rock of Ages prospect, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
8.7km (5.4 miles) Maggie G Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
 
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