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Chalcocite 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

Classification
Species:Chalcocite
Comments:Occurs as large, nearly pure, secondary bodies; also, primary mineral in ore at deeper levels with associated sulfides.
Habit:Slender, prismatic to 2 cm long & 'V' shaped twins (3260 level).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 163; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 15, 16; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bornite
Digenite
Djurleite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcocite 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 Chalcocite
0.3km (0.2 miles) A Lake Superior and Arizona Mine (L.S. & A. Mine; Gold Eagle Mine; Golden Eagle Mine; Superior and Arizona Mine; Vivian shaft; Monarch vein; Queen Creek-Magma Mine; Superior Manganese Mine), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) B 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
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
4.6km (2.9 miles) E Grand Pacific Mine (Grand Pacific Copper Company property; Grand Pacific claims; Pacific group; Pacific Mine; Climax; Sandal group), Pacific Canyon, Apache Leap, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) F Reymert Mine (Denoon property; Devoux property; Asia claim; Australia claim; America claim; Africa claim; Europe claim; Alaska shaft; Great Pacific), Reymert Canyon, Superior area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.4km (8.4 miles) G Bronx Mine (Bronx property; Bronx Copper property), Pinto Creek, Top of the World area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) H Cactus property (Cactus deposit; Pinto shaft; Arizona National Copper shaft; Hamilton shaft), Pinto Creek, Top of the World, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) I 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
16.8km (10.5 miles) J Elephant Butte Mine (Elephant Butte and Whetrock Mine), Elephant Butte area, Queen Valley, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.8km (11.0 miles) K 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) L Indian Springs Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) M Madera prospect (Madera claims), Madera Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) N Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) O 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
21.7km (13.5 miles) P Gran Copper (Rare Metals claims; Century group; Lucky Traid; Johnson property; Rare Metals claims; Reinstated claims; Black Copper group), Grayback [peak] area, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) Q 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) R Inspiration pit, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) S 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) T Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.2km (15.0 miles) U Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.3km (15.1 miles) V Rare Metals Mine (Rare Metals deposit), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
25.4km (15.8 miles) W Buckeye Mine (Buckeye Mine group; Climax Mine; Troy property; Troy-Arizona Mine), Tiger Mountain, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) X Copper Cities Mine (Sleeping Beauty Mine; Lost Gulch Mine; Yellow Metal Mine; Diamond-H Mine), Copper Cities Mine area, Sleeping Beauty Peak, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Y Rattler Mine (Troy Mine; Troy-Arizona Mine; Troy-Manhattan Mine; Troy Copper Co. property), Tiger Mountain area, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Springs Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
29.7km (18.4 miles) Z Wooley Mine (Wooley property), Ripsey Hill area, Ripsey District, Tortilla Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
30.7km (19.1 miles) 0 Blueball Mine, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) 1 Vermont Mine, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) 2 Old Dominion Mine (Old Dominion shaft; Globe and Transit Mine; Old Dominion and United Globe Mine), Buffalo Hill, Old Dominion vein system, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
31.9km (19.8 miles) 3 Buffalo Mine (Buffalo vein), Buffalo Hill, Old Dominion vein system, Globe, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
33.3km (20.7 miles) 4 Copper Hill Mine (Copper Hill group; Copper Hill patented claim MS 535), Arizona Commercial Mine, Old Dominion vein system, Black Peak area, Copper Hill, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
33.7km (21.0 miles) 5 Iron Cap Mine, Old Dominion vein system, Black Peak area, Copper Hill, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
34.4km (21.4 miles) 6 Williams Mine (Williams shaft), Iron Cap Mine, Old Dominion vein system, Black Peak area, Copper Hill, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
34.5km (21.4 miles) 7 Mineral Farm Mine (Mineral Farms group; Mineral Farm group; Moonlight & Mineral Farm group; Eagle Pass group of claims; Moonlight; Bennett), Big Johnnie Gulch, Copper Hill, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) 8 Rescue Mine (Rescue vein; Rescue patented claim MS 313), Rescue Canyon, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) 9 Arizona Commercial Mine, Old Dominion vein system, Black Peak area, Copper Hill, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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