Photos of Bisbee Minerals
Cochise College                       

Geology Home Page
Hall of Minerals
Roger Weller, geology instructor   ( )

banded, gem-quality azurite

Bisbee, Arizona
is a world-famous location of copper-related minerals.


Special noteto see a limited selection of my Bisbee mineral photos,

 go to Google images, type Cochise College Bisbee and then any mineral.
 (Example: Cochise College Bisbee azurite)

index of Bisbee minerals

number of photos: 530      last edited:  4/11/17 

aragonite  (4) copper  (54) rhodochrosite  (1)
aurichalcite  (5) cuprite  (37) shattuckite  (1)
azurite (109) galena  (2) siderite  (7)
azurite-malachite (20) goethite  (2) travertine  (5)
bornite  (7) gold  (1)

turgite  (13)

brochantite  (6) gypsum  (8) turquoise  (23)
calcite  (85) hematite  (4) variscite  (3)
cerussite   (3) hydrohetaerolite  (1) wulfenite  (2)
chalcanthite  (1) malachite  (97)  
chalcoalumite  (4) manganese oxides  (3)  
chalcocite  (1) pyrite  (2)  
chrysocolla  (8) pyrolusite  (3)  
  quartz  (7)  

Photos are copyright free for non-commercial educational uses. 
Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.

other Cochise College websites related to Bisbee
    Brief Overview on Geology of Bisbee and the Mule Mountains
    Virtual Tour of the Bisbee Copper Queen Mine    
    Views of Bisbee      
    Geology Maps
    Views of Historic Bisbee 

 Bisbee Minerals   
    Bisbee Geology   
    Bisbee Mining

online documents
   Geology and Ore Deposits of the Bisbee, Arizona Quadrangle
      by F.L. Ransome, 1904, U.S.G.S. Professional Paper No.21, 168 pages
   Geology of the Warren Mining District
        by Y.S Bonillas, J.B. Tenney, E.M Feuchre and Leon Feuchre,
        1919, A.I.M.E. Trans,  67 pages
Stoping in the Calcumet and Arizona Mines
        by Philip D. Wilson, 1916, A.I.M.E. Trans., 19 pages

articles written by students
The Special Relationship between Azurite and Malachite-
        Jesse Smith  (Fall 2005)
 The Worries of a Bisbee Copper Miner-
        Maria Ramos  (Spring 2006)
Phelps Dodge Corporation-
        Robert Hardy  (Fall 2007)
 History of One of Bisbee's Families-
        Gina Thursby (Spring 2008)