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Ankerite from
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Comments:Much more common than relatively pure dolomite. Occurs in veins or as druses coated by calcite. Curved faces, weathers buff.
Colour:White, buff (weathered)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 114; Gilluly, J. (1937), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 141: 68-75, 79-81; Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298; Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 91-92.
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Mineral Data:Click here to view Ankerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Ankerite
0.7km (0.4 miles) Arkansas Mountain, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Cardigan Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
55.2km (34.3 miles) Rasmussen Mine, Cabeza Prieta Game Range, O'Neill Hills, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
73.3km (45.6 miles) Vekol Mine (Stebbins property; Argosy shaft; Walker Brothers property; Wilson property; Corkscrew; Daggs property; Flat Iron; Grandfather; Lookout; Mount Vernon), Sif Vaya area, Vekol Mining District, Vekol Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
94.4km (58.6 miles) Renner Mine (Renner Barite Mine; Toltec Mine; Renner and Sam Mine; Mohawk claims), Mohawk, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, Mohawk Mining District, Mohawk Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
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