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Cuprite from
Whim Creek Copper Mine (Whim Creek Copper prospect; Whim Well Mine), Whim Creek, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cuprite
Formula:Cu2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:P. Downes, J. Bevan & A. Bevan (1998) - Minerals of the Whim Creek copper mine, Western Australia - Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 4, N°1, pp 13-29; Watling, H. R., Collinson, D. M., Li, J., Mutch, L. A., Perrot, F. A., Rea, S. M., ... & Watkin, E. L. J. (2014). Bioleaching of a low-grade copper ore, linking leach chemistry and microbiology. Minerals Engineering, 56, 35-44.; Collins, P., Hooper, B., & Cornelius, M. (2004). Whim Creek Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, Pilbara, WA. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 1-3.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite1 photo of Cuprite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Azurite1 photo of Cuprite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cuprite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Whim Creek Copper Mine (Whim Creek Copper prospect; Whim Well Mine), Whim Creek, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Cuprite
1.3km (0.8 miles) A Federal City Mine, Whim Creek, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
4.4km (2.7 miles) B Mons Cupri Mine, Whim Creek, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
27.5km (17.1 miles) C Evelyn mine (Lady Evelyn), Croydon Station, Whim Creek, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
73.1km (45.4 miles) D Lilly Blanche Mine, Roebourne, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
75.5km (46.9 miles) E Weerianna Gold Mine (Hillside), Roebourne, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
79.6km (49.5 miles) F Carlow Castle Mine, Roebourne, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
96.6km (60.0 miles) G Yannery Hill Copper mine, Karratha, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
97.2km (60.4 miles) H Mount Sholl Mine, Karratha, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
97.6km (60.6 miles) I Whundo Copper Mine, Karratha, Roebourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
161.7km (100.5 miles) J Breens Copper, North Pole, Shaw River District, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia
169.7km (105.5 miles) K Nil Desperandum Gold Mine, Panorama Area, Shaw River District, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia
213.1km (132.4 miles) L Princept Gold Mine, Salgash gold mines (Warrawoona), Marble Bar, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia
213.5km (132.7 miles) M Red Hill Mine (Beechworth's; Niven's), Mount Stuart Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
213.6km (132.7 miles) N Red Hill South Mine, Mount Stuart Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
217.7km (135.2 miles) O Yarraloola (Robe Hill), Yarraloola Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
233.4km (145.0 miles) P Rundles Hill Mine, Mount Stuart Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
234.7km (145.8 miles) Q Cane River Mine (Cane Hill mine; Cano; Highams), Mount Stuart Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
235.4km (146.3 miles) R Lockes Mine (Whynot mine), Mount Stuart Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
291.7km (181.2 miles) S Meilga prospect (Mount Agnes), Uaroo Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
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