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Unnamed Cu prospect 101-18, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Latitude: 32°11'26"N
Longitude: 111°7'22"W
Ref.: Ashley, R.P. (1974), Field Examination (Unnamed Cu prospect 101-18).

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039732, MRDS ID #M050743.

A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface and underground workings located in sec. 28, T14S, R12E.

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in arkose. Alteration is pyrite-gossan. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite.

This tunnel is supposed to cut a massive NW-trending pyrrhotite vein that forms gossan along the credt of a ridge to the S, 20-100 meters into the hill. Only a little porous massive limonite on the dump. Copper silicate and possible tenorite occur in bulldozer trenches.

Workings include a tunnel with a S53W trend; 2 bulldozer trenches to the SW & WNW.

Mineral List

Tenorite ?

4 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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