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Murdochite from
79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Murdochite
Formula:PbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Habit:Rare, tiny crystals to 0.1 mm; cubic.
Colour:Black
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 123, 308; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264;
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Plattnerite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hemimorphite3 photos of Murdochite associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Limonite2 photos of Murdochite associated with Limonite at this locality.
Wulfenite1 photo of Murdochite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Murdochite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Murdochite
41.6km (25.9 miles) Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth Mining District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
 
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