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King of Arizona Mine (King of Arizona property; King of Arizona group of claims; King of Arizona vein; Kofa Mine; Gleason Mine; Homestake claim), Kofa Game Range, Kofa District, Kofa Mts (S.H. Mts), Yuma Co., Arizona, USA

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Aurorite4.FL.20(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Bixbyite4.CB.10Mn3+2O3
Chalcophanite4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Groutite4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Nsutite4.DB.15c(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05MnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Ca,K,Na,Mg,Ba,Mn)(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Psilomelane'-


18 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

References

Blake, W.P. (1898) Distribution of metallic wealth in Arizona, in Report of the Governor of Arizona to the Secretary of the Interior for fiscal year ending June 30, 1898: Washington, D.C.: 19-86.

Jones, E.L., Jr. (1915), A Reconnaissance in the Kofa Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 620: 151-164.

Thompson (1925), Arizona Mining Journal, Nov 1925: 9(12): 7.

Wilson, E.D. (1933) Geology and Mineral Deposits of Southern Yuma County, Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 134: 109-113.

Wilson, E.D., Cunningham, J.B., and Butler, G.M. (1934), Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining (revised 1967), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 137: 137-139.

Elsing, M.J. and Heineman, E.S. (1936) Arizona Metal Production, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 140: 104.

Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma County, Arizona: 155 (Table 4).

Hankins, D.D. (1984) Geologic setting of precious metals mineralization, King of Arizona district, Kofa Mountains, Yuma County, Arizona: San Diego, San Diego State University, M.S. thesis, 135 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:12,000.

Niemuth, N.J. (1987), Arizona Mineral Development 1984-1986, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Directory 29, 46 pp.

Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 58.

Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 455.

Sawyer, M.B., Gurmendi, A.C., Daley, M.R., and Howell, S.B. (1992) Principal Deposits of Strategic and Critical Minerals in Arizona, U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication, 334 pp.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 124, 165, 240, 333, 343, 398.

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10027228, MRDS ID #M002551; and, Dep. ID #10162346, MAS ID #0040270250.

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