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Pyrite 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:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Description
Comments:Occurs as large bodies; large crystals.
Habit:Large
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 341; 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; Mills, J.W. & H.T. Eyrich (1966), The rate of unconformities in the localization of epigenetic mineral deposits in the United States and Canada, Econ.Geol.: 61: 1232-1257; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 23; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Pyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Baryte1 photo of Pyrite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite 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 Pyrite
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
4.4km (2.7 miles) E Iron Cap Mine (Iron Cap property), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) F 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
11.3km (7.0 miles) G American Mine (Fondern and Gibson property; Virginia-Arizona Copper Co. property; Claim MS 2337), Hutton Peak, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) H 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
11.8km (7.3 miles) I 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) J 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) K Rainbow group (Clark prospect; Clark claims), Powers Gulch, Top of the World, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) L Gabitzsch-Owens Mine (Gabitzsch-Owens Tungsten group), Top of the World, Summit District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.4km (8.4 miles) M 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) N 64 group (Sixty-Four group), Powers Gulch, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) O 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
14.6km (9.1 miles) P Red Rock Mine, Lyons Canyon, Mays Gap area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) Q 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) R Calumet Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.8km (11.0 miles) S 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
19.5km (12.1 miles) T Madera prospect (Madera claims), Madera Peak area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
19.6km (12.2 miles) U 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) V Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, 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
22.2km (13.8 miles) Y 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) Z 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) 0 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) 1 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) 2 Inspiration pit, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) 3 Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.1km (14.3 miles) 4 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
23.8km (14.8 miles) 5 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) 6 Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
24.3km (15.1 miles) 7 Rare Metals Mine (Rare Metals deposit), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
25.2km (15.7 miles) 8 Cedar Tree claim (Cedar Tree deposit; Porphyry Reserve Copper Co. claims; Bessie claim group; Louis D'Or group), Claypool, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) 9 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
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