Weepah Mine, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
Ref.: Metzger, O.H. (1938), Gold Mining and Milling in the Wickenburg Area, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 6991: 43, 74-75.
U.S. Bureau of Mines - Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mining Technology file data.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Weepah, et al file.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10048136, MRDS ID #M800171; and Dep. ID #10161908, MAS ID #0040251581.
A former underground Au-Ag-Cu-Fe-Silica mine. Discovered in 1895. Produced 1940-1941.
Mineralization is a vein deposit with a tabular ore body hosted in Hillside Mica Schist (muscovite schist). Ore control was faulting and shearing. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. No alteration was noted.
Area structures include veins often at low angles, dipping less than 40 degrees. Minor foliation in the schist trends NE. Massive igneous rocks are present.
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Locality Updated: San Miguel Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, MexicoFrom David Von Bargen, 24th May 2013 23:52:46