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Aurichalcite from
Cerro Gordo Mine, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Aurichalcite
Formula:(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rogers, Austin Flint (1912b), Notes on rare minerals from California: Columbia University, School of Mines Quarterly: 33: 374; Knopf, Adolf (1914b), Mineral resources of the Inyo and White Mountains, California: USGS Bulletin 540; Knopf, Adolf (1918a), A geologic reconnaissance of the Inyo Range and the eastern slope of the southern Sierra Nevada, California; with a section on the stratigraphy of the Inyo Range, by Edwin Kirk; USGS PP 110, 130 pp.: 115-116; Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 43; Pemberton, H. Earl (1964a), Minerals new to California: The Mineralogist (August 1964): 32: 16; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 228, 229.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Hemimorphite
Hydrozincite
Rosasite
Smithsonite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hydrozincite5 photos of Aurichalcite associated with Hydrozincite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aurichalcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cerro Gordo Mine, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Aurichalcite
14.8km (9.2 miles) Santa Rosa Mine (Lee-Santa Rosa Mine; Santa Rosa Mines), Malpais Mesa, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) Defiance Mine, Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine), Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Lucky Lucy Mine, Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Custer Mine, Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) Empress Mine, Zinc Hill, Zinc Hill Mining District, Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
36.0km (22.4 miles) Zinc Hill Mine (Utacaia group; Colorado group; Darwin Zinc prospect), Zinc Hill, Zinc Hill Mining District, Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
36.2km (22.5 miles) Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
 
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