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Malachite 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:Malachite
Description
Comments:Principal copper oxide mineral with chrysocolla.
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 287; 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; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 94.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chrysocolla
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dioptase1 photo of Malachite associated with Dioptase at this locality.
Hematite1 photo of Malachite associated with Hematite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite 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 Malachite
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
4.1km (2.5 miles) C 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) D 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) 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
11.5km (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
13.2km (8.2 miles) G Ajax Mine, Bell Butte area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
13.4km (8.4 miles) H Bronx Mine (Bronx property; Bronx Copper property), Pinto Creek, Top of the World area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) I Al and Hal Mine (Hall and All Mine), Top of the World, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) J Carlota Mine (Carlotta Mine; Carlota property; Carlota deposit; Cactus deposit; Brewery Mine; Brewery claims; Alexander Mine), Top of the World, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) K Sunset Mine (McKalouff and Gilbert property; Thomas McAuliffe group; Thomas Gianmi claims), Mineral Mountain area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) L Copper Butte Mine (June Bug Mine; James Incline; Cochise Mine; Wallace shaft; Poor Mans Wash property; Patented claims; Old Fred Mitchell property), Copper Butte, Copper Butte District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
17.8km (11.0 miles) M 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
17.8km (11.1 miles) N Roscoe group, Needle Mountain area, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) O Continental Mine (Continental tunnel), Jewel Hill, Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) P Oxhide Mine (Lower Ox Hide Mine; Upper Ox Hide Mine; Schultze Mine; Schultze group), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) Q Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) R Bluebird Mine (Bluebird group), Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) S Live Oak shafts, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) T 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
22.4km (13.9 miles) U King group of claims (King No. 1-2-3 claims), Little Acres area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
22.8km (14.2 miles) V Inspiration pit, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) W Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.5km (14.6 miles) X Black Warrior Mine, Black Copper pit (Black Copper section; Black Copper group; Warrior group), Webster Gulch, Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) Y 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) Z Miami East Mine, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) 0 Dunham Mine (Dunham and Centipede Mine; claim MS 1590), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
24.2km (15.1 miles) 1 Zelleweger claim (Kelvin prospect), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
24.3km (15.1 miles) 2 Rare Metals Mine (Rare Metals deposit), Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
24.9km (15.5 miles) 3 Mendosa Mine (Lucky Strike Mine), Mineral Creek-Gila River confluence area, Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) 4 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
26.1km (16.2 miles) 5 Kelvin-Sultana Mine (Kelvin-Sultana Copper Co. properties; Sultana-Arizona Mine; Riverside group), Mineral Creek-Gila River confluence area, Kelvin, Riverside District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) 6 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
26.9km (16.7 miles) 7 Tinhorn Wash deposit (Tin Horn Wash deposit), Tinhorn Wash, Copper Cities Mine area, Miami, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
28.3km (17.6 miles) 8 Dripping Springs Mines (Dripping Springs claims; Cocreham and Haywood Mine; Gold Nugget Mine; Gold Queen Mine; Columbia Mine; Roundtop Mine), Dripping Springs, Dripping Spring Wash, Dripping Springs District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
29.1km (18.1 miles) 9 Silver Creek Mine (Hanna property; Old McGraw property; Manifest Mining Co. claims), El Capitan Mountain, El Capitan District, Mescal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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