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Alunite from
Genesee Mine (Genesee-Vanderbilt Mine), Red Mountain Mining District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Alunite
Formula:KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Dealer/Collection Label
References
References:Brian Kosnar specimen (from Robert Stoufer - collected by Benjy Kuehling)
Specimen source:From dealer
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite7 photos of Alunite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Alunite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Genesee Mine (Genesee-Vanderbilt Mine), Red Mountain Mining District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Alunite
1.2km (0.7 miles) National Belle Mine (National Bell Mine), Red Mountain, Red Mountain Mining District, Ouray Co., Colorado, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) Silver Ledge, Red Mountain Mining District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) Zuni Mine (Zuñi Mine), Anvil Mountain, Red Mountain Mining District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
27.0km (16.8 miles) Beartown Mining District (Bear Creek Mining District), San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
32.5km (20.2 miles) Red Mountain Alunite Deposit, Lake City Mining District (Lake Mining District), Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) Golden Wonder Mine, Lake City Mining District (Lake Mining District), Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA
38.2km (23.7 miles) Rico Mining District (Pioneer Mining District), Montezuma Co., Colorado, USA
39.5km (24.5 miles) Slumgullion mud flow, Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA
41.3km (25.6 miles) Calico Peak Alunite Deposit, Horse Creek, Rico District (Pioneer District), Rico Mts, Dolores Co., Colorado, USA
66.6km (41.4 miles) Bulldog Mountain Mine (Bulldog Mountain operation), Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
 
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