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Malachite from
Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Magnificent specimens.
Habit:Botryoidal, mamillary, masses, sometimes banded with azurite.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 580; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 285; Ransome, F.L. (1903b), The copper deposits of Bisbee, AZ, Engr. Mining Jour.: 75: 444; Dana 6:1093; Kunz, G.F. (1885), On remarkable copper minerals from AZ, Annals N.Y. Acad. Sci.: 3: 275-278; Douglas, J. (1899), The Copper Queen mine, AZ, A.I.M.E. Trans.: 29: 511-546; Frondel, C. (1941), Paramelaconite: A tetragonal oxide of copper, Am.Min.: 26: 567-672; Lindgren, W. (1904), The genesis of copper deposits, Engr.Mining Jour.: 78: 987; Palache, C. & L.W. Lewis (1927), Crystallography of azurite from Tsumeb, Southwest Africa, and the axial ratio of azurite, Am.Min.: 12: 115-141; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 27, 53.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Azurite
Chalcoalumite
Limonite
Paramelaconite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite145 photos of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Cuprite11 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Calcite10 photos of Malachite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Chrysocolla5 photos of Malachite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Goethite4 photos of Malachite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Spangolite4 photos of Malachite associated with Spangolite at this locality.
Connellite4 photos of Malachite associated with Connellite at this locality.
Limonite3 photos of Malachite associated with Limonite at this locality.
Chalcoalumite3 photos of Malachite associated with Chalcoalumite at this locality.
Aurichalcite2 photos of Malachite associated with Aurichalcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (43 photos)
Localities for Malachite in this Region
Czar Mine (Czar shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Holbrook Mine (Holbrook shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
0.2km (0.1 miles) Southwest Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) Czar Mine (Czar shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Twilight Mine (Twilight claim), Higgins Mine (Higgins tunnel), Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.9km (0.5 miles) Holbrook Mine (Holbrook shaft), Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.9km (0.5 miles) Shattuck Mine (Shattuck-Denn Mine; Shattuck-Arizona Mine; Denn Mine), Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
0.9km (0.6 miles) Sacramento pit (Sacramento Mine), Sacramento Hill, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Irish Mag Mine (Calumet and Arizona Mine), Calumet and Arizona group of claims (Calumet and Arizona Mining Company group of claims), Ramsey Canyon, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Lowell Mine (Lowell shaft), Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) Calumet and Arizona Mine (Junction Mine; Junction shaft), Calumet and Arizona group of claims (Calumet and Arizona Mining Company group of claims), Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Cole Mine (Cole shaft; Cole No. 3), Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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