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Digenite 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:Digenite
Formula:Cu9S5
Description
Comments:Occurs in deeper levels forming part of all chalcocite-bornite intergrowths (on & below the 3400 level).
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 163, 204; 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; Pierce, L. & P.R. Buseck (1978), Superstructuring in the bornite-digenite series: A high-resolution electron microscopy study, Am.Min.: 63: 1-15; Morimoto, N. & A. Gyobu (1971), The composition and stability of digenite, AmMin.: 56: 1889-1909; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 15; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 93.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bornite
Chalcocite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Digenite 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 Digenite
4.0km (2.5 miles) A Resolution deposit, Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
156.9km (97.5 miles) B Twin Buttes Mine (Twin Buttes Open Pit Mine), Twin Buttes, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
163.0km (101.3 miles) C Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
163.7km (101.7 miles) D Black Prince Mine (Black Prince adit; Black Prince workings; Copper Queen Mine; Blue Bell group; Copper Bell Mine), Blue Bell Group, Cochise District, Little Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
164.0km (101.9 miles) E Pine Flat Mine, Pine Flat, Turkey Creek District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
186.5km (115.9 miles) F United Verde Mine (The Big Hole; Big Hole property; Hull Mine; Hopewell tunnel; Patented claim 3480; Patented claim 2812; Patented claims 3348), Jerome, Verde District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
216.5km (134.5 miles) G Simplot Mine, Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
218.3km (135.7 miles) H Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
232.6km (144.5 miles) I Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
237.6km (147.6 miles) J Campbell Mine (Campbell shaft), Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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