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Covellite from
Grand View Mine (Last Chance Mine; Canyon Copper Mine; Grand Canyon Mine), Horseshoe Mesa, Grand View Mining District, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Covellite
Formula:CuS
Comments:Single specimen, found on mine floor. Sharp, Irridescent, Hexagonal plates to about 1mm, both interlocking and isolated. Associated with unknown green species.
Habit:Hexagonal Plates
Colour:Blue, Purple, Irridescent
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Michael Cline Collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Brochantite1 photo of Covellite associated with Brochantite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Covellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Grand View Mine (Last Chance Mine; Canyon Copper Mine; Grand Canyon Mine), Horseshoe Mesa, Grand View Mining District, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Covellite
16.5km (10.3 miles) Orphan Mine (Orphan lode), Grand Canyon Village, Orphan Mining District, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
18.3km (11.4 miles) Canyon Mine, Tusayan, Francis Mining District, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
37.4km (23.2 miles) Willaha group (Copper No. 1; Doty group), Willaha, Francis Mining District, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
53.1km (33.0 miles) Cameron, Cameron Mining District, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
 
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