Weary Mine (Weary Lode No. 2; McKusick Mosaic Mine), Kellner Picnic Area area, Pinal Mountains District, Pinal Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
A surface Kaolin mine located in sec. 22, T1S, R15E, about 1 mile E of the Kellner Picnic Area, about 3½ miles S of Little Acres and about 1¼ miles W of the Ice House CCC Campgrounds. Owned and operated by Mc Kusick Mosaic, of Globe, AZ (1991).
Mineralization is related to the east limb of the Miami Fault. Located in a metallic mineral mining district and probably of hydrothermal origin.
An open pit mine active as of December, 1991.
ReferencesPatterson, S.H. (1969) Clay, in: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 180, USGS Bull. 871: 331.
Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, Department of Mineral Resources (1983), Sep. 1983.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.
Phillips, K.A., Beard, R.R., Niemuth, N.J., and Bain, D.R. (1991) Active Mines in Arizona – 1992: Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources Directory 39, 20 pp.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Weary Lode Patent file.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060265, MRDS ID #TC10264; and Dep. ID #10258350, MAS ID #0040070685.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Locality Updated: Catalão No. 2 mine, Ouvidor, Catalão I Carbonatite Complex, Goiás, BrazilFrom David Von Bargen, 24th May 2013 18:12:28