Wampoo Mine, Wampoo Wash, Twin Peaks District, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
A former underground Ag-Au-Cu-Pb mine located in the center NW¼SE¼ sec. 15, T6S, R32E, 0.5 mile W of the New Mexico border on Wampoo Wash, 8.5 miles E of York, on BLM-administered land. Produced 1923-1970. Operators included Clark and Billingsley; I.R. Hill; and, the Mayflower Mining Co.
Mineralization is related to fault gouge in a fault striking N55°W and dipping 55°S.
Workings include 2 inclined shafts, a raise, and an adit.
Assay data: A 1982 grab sample: Ag 0.5 oz/ton; Cu 0.83%; Pb, 0.1%; Zn 1.45%.
ReferencesBriggs, J.P. (1982) Mineral Investigation of the Hells Hole Roadless Area. U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 137-82.
U.S. Bureau of Mines - Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mining Technology production file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10046360, MRDS ID #M241497.
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