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Covellite from
Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Covellite
Formula:CuS
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Turquoise3 photos of Covellite associated with Turquoise at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Covellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (14 photos)
Localities for Covellite in this Region
Reynolds Mine, Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Covellite
0.6km (0.4 miles) Little Annie Mine, South Mountain, Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) Golconda Mine, South Mountain, Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) Aztec Mine (Summit Lode Mine; Fairview Mine; Aztec No. 1; Aztec No. 2; Claim: Aztec; MS 621a), South Mountain, Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Reynolds Mine, Summitville Mine (Reynolds Tunnel; Golconda Tunnel), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Chandler tunnel (MS 67; Little Ida claim), Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Galactic open pit, Summitville, Summitville Mining District (Summit Mining District), Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) Valley Queen Mine (Platoro Tunnel; Ajax Nos. 1-10; Texas; Snowstorm; Platoro Tunnel Site; Valley King; Valley Queen Group; Patented Claims: Valley Queen; Shasta), Platoro Mining District (Ute Mining District), Conejos Co., Colorado, USA
9.4km (5.9 miles) Vera Breccia Pipe Occurrence, Platoro Mining District (Ute Mining District), Conejos Co., Colorado, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) Parole Mine (Parole Group; Patented Claims: Parole; MS 6606; Parole No. 2; MS 6606), Platoro Mining District (Ute Mining District), Conejos Co., Colorado, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) Forest King Mine (Forest King Group; Ophir; MS 6342; Bonanza King; MS 6342), Platoro Mining District (Ute Mining District), Conejos Co., Colorado, USA
 
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