Famous mineral localities; the Hilltop Mine

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Authors:Miller, Douglas K.; Wilson, Wendell E.
Volume Title:Mineralogical Record
Source:The Mineralogical Record, 14(2), p.121-126. Publisher: Mineralogical Record, Inc., Tucson, AZ, United States. ISSN: 0026-4628
Publication Date:1983
Note:In English. 15 refs.Arizona IV; illus. incl. 1 table, sketch maps
Summary:This mine in the Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, has been famous since the 1920's as a source of superb lemon-yellow wulfenite crystals up to 5" long. Seven primary, 9 pyrometasomatic and 18 secondary species are tabulated. [G.W.R.]
Subjects:Collecting; Crystals; Economic geology; History; Metal ores; Mineral localities; Mineralogy; Minerals; Molybdates; Molybdenum ores; Paleozoic; Permian; Popular geology; Wulfenite; Arizona; Basin and Range Province; Cochise County Arizona; Coronado National Forest; North America; United States; California District; Chiricahua District; Chiricahua Mountains; Gray Mine; Hanging-Wall Limestone; Hilltop Mine; Hilltop Quartzite; Mineral lists; Pinery Limestone; Rehm Mine; Southeastern Arizona; Yellow
Abstract Numbers:84M/2328
Record ID:1986023299
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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