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Turquoise from
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Turquoise
Formula:Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Comments:The turquoise varies considerably in hardness and colour. The best is hard and a flawless blue or with spider webbing.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:MRDS database Dep. ID #10027138, MRDS ID #M002216.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Turquoise data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Turquoise
28.0km (17.4 miles) Safford deposit (Spalding; Lindsey and Anderson claims; Sanchez Copper deposit; Esperanza Mine), Sanchez, Lone Star Mining District (Safford Mining District; Dos Pobres Mining District), Graham Co., Arizona, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) Safford Copper Mine (Kennecott Safford; Lone Star Mine), Lone Star Mining District (Safford Mining District; Dos Pobres Mining District), Graham Co., Arizona, USA
79.9km (49.6 miles) Unnamed copper prospect (27), O-Bar-O Canyon, Greasewood Mountain, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
 
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