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Covellite 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:Covellite
Comments:Sparsely distributed.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 191; 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; Bateman, A.M. (1929), Some covellite-chalcocite relationships, Econ.Geol.: 24: 424-439; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 21.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Covellite 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 Covellite
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
4.0km (2.5 miles) B Resolution deposit, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) C Ajax Mine, Bell Butte area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.8km (11.0 miles) D 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
20.0km (12.4 miles) E Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) F Bluebird Mine (Bluebird group), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) G 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
23.8km (14.8 miles) H Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) I 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
31.3km (19.4 miles) J 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
32.3km (20.0 miles) K Apache Mine (Defiance Mine; Defiance Lead Mine; Apache Vanadium Mine; Defiance vein; Vanadium shaft), Radium, Burch area, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
34.5km (21.4 miles) L 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
37.6km (23.4 miles) M 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
42.5km (26.4 miles) N Poston Butte deposit (Continental Oil Co. property; Aztec Exploration and Development Co. property; Florence Conoco; Florence Copper Co. property), Florence District (Blackwater District; Black Rock District), Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
42.7km (26.5 miles) O Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
48.8km (30.3 miles) P Saddle Mountain Mine group (Lola claims; Gila Copper Sulphide Co. property; Dye vein), Lee Mountain area, Saddle Mountain District, Dripping Spring Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
56.8km (35.3 miles) Q First Chance Mine (First Chance deposits; Beulah claims; Minnie claims), Rose Creek Lodge area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
76.6km (47.6 miles) R Sacaton Mine (Casa Grande Mine; ASARCO Sacaton project), Casa Grande, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
76.9km (47.8 miles) S Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
80.2km (49.8 miles) T Iron Cap Mine, Landsman Camp (Landsman group), Aravaipa, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
81.0km (50.3 miles) U Kalamazoo orebody, San Manuel Mine (Apex Lead & Vanadium Mining Corp Mine; Quarelli group), San Manuel, San Manuel District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
81.1km (50.4 miles) V Landsman claim (Landsman prospect; Iron Reef prospect), Landsman Camp (Landsman group), Aravaipa, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
83.5km (51.9 miles) W Little Hill Mine, Oracle, Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
83.6km (52.0 miles) X Old Reliable Mine (Reliable Mine; Calumet Mine; Clark-Scanlon group; Copper Creek Mining Co. property), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
83.9km (52.1 miles) Y Blue Bird Mine (Bluebird Mine; Zilla Mine; Twin-S Mine; Cumberland Mine; Thornewood Mine; Blue Bird Silver Mining Co. property), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
84.1km (52.3 miles) Z Childs-Adwinkle Mine (Childs and Altwilkle Mine; Childs-Aldwinkle Mine), Copper Creek, Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon), Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
85.7km (53.3 miles) 0 Santa Cruz deposit (Casa Grande Santa Cruz deposit; Francisco Grande deposit; Fanny-Granny deposit; Franny-Granny deposit; Casa Grande; Casa Grande West), Casa Grande area, Casa Grande, Casa Grande District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
86.6km (53.8 miles) 1 Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
90.5km (56.2 miles) 2 Maudina Mine (Campo Bonito gp; Bonito Mines; Other claims; Maudina claims/property), Campo Bonito Mines, Campo Bonito, Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
90.7km (56.4 miles) 3 Fisher prospect, Turnbull Mountain, Aravaipa District, Turnbull Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
94.8km (58.9 miles) 4 Oracle Ridge Mine (Marble Peak; Control Copper property), Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pima Co. & Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
98.2km (61.0 miles) 5 Control Mine (Control Mines; Geesman Mine group; Camp Apache Mine), Leatherwood Mine group (Apache group), Mount Bigelow, Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
109.6km (68.1 miles) 6 Pontatoc Mine (Pontotoc Mine), Tucson, Oracle District (Control District; Old Hat District; Santa Catalina District), Santa Catalina Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
109.6km (68.1 miles) 7 Unnamed Cu prospect Vhne-030n, Vaca Hills, Silver Bell District, Silver Bell Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
114.6km (71.2 miles) 8 Lakeshore Mine (Casa Grande Mine; Trans Arizona Res. Inc. Mine; Treasure State Mine; Cyprus Casa Grande Mine; Tohono Mine; Cyprus Tohono Mine), North Komelik area, Casa Grande District, Slate Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
146.4km (91.0 miles) 9 Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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