Daniels Camp Mine (Daniels Camp 1 & 2 claims), Steeple Rock District (Duncan District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
A former underground Fluorspar-Mn-Be mine located in the NE¼ sec. 5, T7S, R32E, 12 miles N of Duncan, 2.5 miles (E per MRDS ? - not possible) W of the Arizona-New Mexico state line, on BLM-administered land. Discovered 1918.
Mineralization is a tabular ore body 3 meters thick hosted in andesite. Medium- to coarse-grained, colorless or green fluorite as lenses in veins of dense, massive, banded quartz cutting Tertiary volcanics. Ore control was fracturing and faulting. Alteration was silicification.
ReferencesAllen & Butler (1921) Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 114: 6.
Arizona Bureau of Mines Circular 15 (1950): 2-9.
Meeves, H.C. (1966), Nonpegmatite beryllium occurrences in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and four adjacent states, US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 6828.
USGS & AZ Bur. Mines, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (1969), Mineral and water resources of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 180: 349-352.
Elevatorski, E.A. (1971), Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (ADMR), Arizona Fluorspar.
Biggerstaff, B.P. (1974) University of Texas M.S. thesis, 102 pp.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
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.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10014589, MRDS ID #D011430; Dep. ID #10234755, MAS ID #0040110011.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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