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Chalcoalumite from
Sacramento pit (Sacramento Mine), Sacramento Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Pit
Classification
Species:Chalcoalumite
Formula:CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Comments:In vugs in dense quartz-goethite gossan; commonly altered to pale blue, massive, botryoidal gibbsite.
Habit:Tiny, beautifully-formed single crystals & twins
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 162; Williams, S.A. & B. Khin (1971), Chalcoalumite from Bisbee, AZ, Min.Rec.: 2: 126-127.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Cuprite
Gibbsite
Goethite
Malachite
Quartz
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcoalumite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sacramento pit (Sacramento Mine), Sacramento Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcoalumite
0.4km (0.3 miles) Holbrook Mine (Holbrook shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) Czar Mine (Czar shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.9km (0.6 miles) Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) Last Chance Mine (1907 Mine), Casey Hill, Courtland, Turquoise Mining District (Courtland-Gleeson Mining District), Cochise County, Arizona, USA
38.4km (23.9 miles) Mary Mine, Turquoise Mining District (Courtland-Gleeson Mining District), Cochise County, Arizona, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) Maid of Sunshine Mine, Turquoise Mining District (Courtland-Gleeson Mining District), Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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