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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Not conspicuous though widespread in small amounts in ore. Some seems to represent a replacement product; most clearly occupies fissures. Coats ankerite; occurs with laumontite in andesite dikes.
Habit:Scalenohedral (late hypogene); flat rhombohedral (nail-head)(late supergene).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 114, 220; Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 91; Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Ankerite
Dolomite
Ferrierite
Laumontite
Quartz
Sericite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcotrichite4 photos of Calcite associated with Chalcotrichite at this locality.
Copper3 photos of Calcite associated with Copper at this locality.
Cuprite3 photos of Calcite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite 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 Calcite
6.3km (3.9 miles) Copper Giant claims (Copper Giant deposits; Copper Giant group; Jumbo group; Greenway-Albert property), Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
23.6km (14.7 miles) Gunsight Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Gunsight Hills, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
23.7km (14.7 miles) Morning Star Mine (Morning Star and Crescent Mines; Crescent Mine; Crescent et al group), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Gunsight Hills, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
31.2km (19.4 miles) Ajo Gunsight Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Gunsight Hills, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
32.3km (20.1 miles) Black Bess Mine group (Submarine group; War Eagle group; Mary A Mine), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Gunsight Hills, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
46.4km (28.8 miles) Victoria Mine (La Americana Mine; Ortega Mine), Lukeville, Montezuma Mining District (Puerto Blanco Mountains Mining District), Puerto Blanco & Sonoyta Mts, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
55.2km (34.3 miles) Rasmussen Mine, Cabeza Prieta Game Range, O'Neill Hills, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
58.0km (36.0 miles) Tres Metals Mine (Five Metals Mine), Brownell Mts, Quijotoa Mining District, Quijotoa Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
68.3km (42.4 miles) Papago Mine (Papago Gold Mining Co. property; Mitke property; Davis property; Casa Grande claims), Kohatk Wash, Sif Vaya area, Vekol Mining District, Vekol Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
69.8km (43.4 miles) Manganese King group, Sheridan Mts, Cimarron Mining District (Salt Well Mining District), Cimarron & Sheridan Mts, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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