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Tetrahedrite 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:Tetrahedrite
Comments:Abundant below the 900 level.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 393; 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; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull 153: 27.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tetrahedrite 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 Tetrahedrite
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
20.5km (12.8 miles) B Rainbow Silver Mine, Mineral Mountain area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) C 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
32.1km (20.0 miles) D Josh Billings claims, 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
37.6km (23.4 miles) E 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
76.9km (47.8 miles) F Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
83.6km (52.0 miles) G 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) H 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) I 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
85.6km (53.2 miles) J Bunker Hill Mine (Bunker Hill group), Mulberry Wash, Sombrero Butte, Sombrero Butte peak area, Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District), Galiuro Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
86.6km (53.8 miles) K 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
101.6km (63.1 miles) L Silver Butte Mine (Collom property), North Peak, Payson District (Green Valley District), Mazatzal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
104.6km (65.0 miles) M Red Rover Mine, Rover Peak, Cave Creek District, Verde Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
108.7km (67.5 miles) N Busterville Mine, Avra, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
109.9km (68.3 miles) O Old Yuma Mine (Yuma Mine), Saguaro National Monument, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
117.9km (73.3 miles) P Reward Mine (Bat tunnel; South Reward; Petrochis claim; Phenomenon), Kohatk, Vekol District, Vekol Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
119.3km (74.1 miles) Q Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
129.3km (80.3 miles) R Kay Copper Mine (Kay Copper Corp property; Buckeye Patented claim; Marietta Patented claim; Harriet Patented claim; Diorite Patented claim; Patented claims 3512 and 3743), Black Canyon City, Black Canyon District, Wickenburg Mts, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
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149.1km (92.6 miles) X Olivette and Annette Mines (Olivette Mine; Olive Mine; New Olivette Mine; Corda Brothers group; Corda group), Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
149.2km (92.7 miles) Y Sunshine Mine, Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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150.8km (93.7 miles) 1 Paymaster Mine group (Victoria group), Olive Camp, Pima District (Olive District; Mineral Hill District; Twin Buttes District), Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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153.2km (95.2 miles) 5 Lincoln Mine (Rough Rider Patented claim 1599a; Patented claims 1599a & 1599b), Crown King, Pine Grove District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
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156.1km (97.0 miles) 9 Blue Bell Mine (Blue Bell Mine and Quarry; Patented claims 1528; Blue Coat vein; Blue Buck claim), Mayer, Big Bug District, Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
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