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Matildite from
Essex Mine (Essex workings), 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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Matildite
Formula:AgBiS2
Comments:Occurs as tiny, lamellar, oriented inclusions in galena.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 17; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 61; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 257; Hall, W.E. (1971b) Minor element content of the sulfide minerals, Darwin lead-silver-zinc mine, Inyo County, California. Society of Mining Geologists, Japan, special issue, 2: 119; Czamanske, G.K. & W.E. Hall (1975), The Ag-Bi-Pb-Sb-S-Se-Te mineralogy of the Darwin lead-silver-zinc deposit, southern California: Economic Geology: 70: 1102.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Galena
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Matildite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Essex Mine (Essex workings), 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
 
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