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Malachite from
San Xavier pit (San Xavier open pit; San Xavier West Mine; San Xavier Unit Open pit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Pit
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:personal communication, Fred Rhodes, 1993
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view San Xavier pit (San Xavier open pit; San Xavier West Mine; San Xavier Unit Open pit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
0.1km (0.1 miles) North San Xavier pit (San Xavier North pit; San Xavier Mine), Mission complex, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, San Xavier (Tohono O'odom) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Eisenhower Mine (Eisenhower property/group; Mission Extension; Palo Verde Mine; Palo Verde copper deposit), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) Mission pit, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Mineral Hill Mines (Azurite group; Old Azurite Mine; Copper Glance Mine), Mineral Hill, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Pima Mine (Pima Open Pit Mine), Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
12.6km (7.9 miles) Papago Queen Mine (Saginaw Hill Mine; Gold Hill Mine), Amole Mine group, Saginaw Hill (Saginaw property), Amole Mining District, Tucson Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) Saginaw Hill (Saginaw property), Amole Mining District, Tucson Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) Saginaw Mine, Amole Mine group, Saginaw Hill (Saginaw property), Amole Mining District, Tucson Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) Bee Hive Mine (Arizona-Tonopah Mine), Beehive Peak, Amole Mine group, Saginaw Hill (Saginaw property), Amole Mining District, Tucson Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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