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Chalcopyrite from
Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Description
Comments:Occurs as massive replacements of limestone; as crystals in places.
Habit:Very fine up to 2.5 cm diameter
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 166; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Short, M.N., et al (1943), Geology and ore deposits of the Superior mining area, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 151; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 19; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
3.2km (2.0 miles) A Silver King Mine (Silver King Mining Co. property; Fortune Mine; California Mine; White Horse Mine; Seventy-Four Mine; Last Chance Mine), Comstock Wash, Kings Crown Peak area, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
3.9km (2.5 miles) B Black Diamond Mine, Yellow Jacket Wash, Kings Crown Peak area, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) C Resolution deposit, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) D Belmont Mine (Belmont Copper property; Goodwin Mine; Monte Carlo claim; Smith lease; Doggs Mine; Lone Star Mine), Belmont Canyon, Apache Leap, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) E American Mine (Fondern and Gibson property; Virginia-Arizona Copper Co. property; Claim MS 2337), Hutton Peak, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.8km (7.3 miles) F Lorraine Mine (Lorraine adit; Fuhrmann Mine; Fuhrman group), Iron Canyon, Hutton Peak area, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.9km (7.4 miles) G Swede Mine (Swede Mine and Clark prospect; Old Swede Mine; Cole Tungsten prospect; Cole Tungsten group), Powers Gulch area, Top of the World, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) H Rainbow group (Clark prospect; Clark claims), Powers Gulch, Top of the World, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) I Ajax Mine, Bell Butte area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.4km (8.4 miles) J Bronx Mine (Bronx property; Bronx Copper property), Pinto Creek, Top of the World area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) K 64 group (Sixty-Four group), Powers Gulch, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) L Powers Gulch, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) M Red Rock Mine, Lyons Canyon, Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) N Gibson Mine (Bellevue-Old Site; claims MS 2219; Reynolds group), Bellvue town site, Five Point Mountain area, Top of the World area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) O Cole and Goodwin Mine (Sulfite Mine; Sulfite property; Arizona-Globe Copper Mine; Cole and Gibson property; Little Miami Mine), Lyons Canyon, Pinal Ranch, Pinal Ranch quadrangle, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) P Calumet Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.8km (11.0 miles) Q Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) R Indian Springs Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) S Madera prospect (Madera claims), Madera Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) T Samsel Mine (Samsel group of claims; Samsel deposit; Utah Copper Gold claims; Pinal Tungsten Mines claims), Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) U Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
20.5km (12.8 miles) V Rainbow Silver Mine, Mineral Mountain area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) W Ellis vein, Madera Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) X Live Oak pit (Keystone; Joe Bush; Ox Hide; Thornton; Red Hill; Cyprus Miami), Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) Y Arizona Gold Mine, Gila River, Grayback [peak] area, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) Z Doak Mine (Doak vein; Miami Mining and Milling Co. property), Pioneer Mountain area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) 0 Bobtail Mine (Virginia Mine; Missouri Mine; Mariana Missouri Mine; Twentieth Century claims; Wisner-Glassburn property; Mariana property; Bobaway property; Doak group), Pinal Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) 1 King group of claims (King No. 1-2-3 claims), Little Acres area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) 2 West Lake Mine (West Lake group of claims; Westlake Tungsten property; Westlake prospect; Merged Mines property; Del Ray Silver Mine; Moonshine area), Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.8km (14.2 miles) 3 Inspiration pit, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) 4 Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.1km (14.3 miles) 5 Money Metals lode (Money Metal shaft; Money Metal property; Slumbering Beauty group; Patented claims MS 2735 / 2736a & b), Myberg Basin, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) 6 Elder Gulch prospects, Tiger Mountain area, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) 7 Van Dyke Mine (Van Dyke shaft; Van Dyke deposit; Van Dyke claim; Oxymin's Van Dyke deposit), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) 8 Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.2km (15.1 miles) 9 Zelleweger claim (Kelvin prospect), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
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