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Enargite from
Morning Star Mine (Curtz Mine; Ardis Mine), Mogul Peak, Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Enargite
Formula:Cu3AsS4
Comments:Principal Cu ore mineral here.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dana, Edward Salisbury (1892), System of mineralogy, 6th. ed., 1134 pp., Wiley & Sons, New York.: 1095; Root, E.W. (1868) On enargite from the Morning Star Mine, California. American Journal of Science, 2nd. Series: 46: 201; Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. (1873b), Mineralogical notes on Utah, California, and Nevada, with a description of priceite a new borate of lime: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 6: 126; Eakle, Arthur Starr (1908), Notes on some California minerals: University of California, Department of Geological Science Bulletin: 5: 232; Eakle, Arthur Starr (1919a), Alpine County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 5-27; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 27: 394 (1922)]: 12; Harcourt, George Alan (1937), The distinction between enargite and famatinite (luzonite): American Mineralogist: 22: 521; Clark, Wm. B. (1977), Mines and mineral resources of Alpine County, California: California Division Mines and Geology County Report 8; 48 pp.: 17, 19, 24; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 135; Mineralogical Record (1989): 20: 129-142.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Famatinite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite1 photo of Enargite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Enargite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morning Star Mine (Curtz Mine; Ardis Mine), Mogul Peak, Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Enargite
0.6km (0.4 miles) Orion Mine (Orian Mine), Mogul Peak, Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) Mogul Peak, Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Monitor Mine, Loope (Monitor; Loopeville), Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Advance Mine (Zaca Mine; Zaca group; North Advance Mine; Collosus Mine; Colorado No. 2 Mine; Tarshish Mine), Colorado Hill, Loope (Monitor; Loopeville), Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) Globe Mine (Laura Karner Mine; Hercules Mine), Colorado Hill, Loope (Monitor; Loopeville), Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Exchequer Mine (Buckeye Mine; Acacia Mine; Saugatuck et al), IXL Canyon (I.X.L. Canyon), Silver Mountain, Silver Mountain Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
44.9km (27.9 miles) Silver Mine Creek prospect, Kennedy Meadow, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
50.8km (31.6 miles) Wheeler mine, Pine Grove Hills, Wilson Mining District, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA
61.4km (38.2 miles) Serita Mine, New York Hill, Masonic Mining District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA
62.2km (38.6 miles) Pittsburg-Liberty Mine (Pittsburg claim; Pittsburg No. 2 claim; Liberty claim; Liberty No. 2 claim), New York Hill, Masonic Mining District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA
 
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