Mindat Logo

Unnamed Cu prospect 120-45, Arizona Consolidated Mine group, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Latitude: 32°18'11"N
Longitude: 111°8'44"W
Ref.: Ashley, R.P. (1974), Field Examination (Unnamed Cu prospect 120-45).

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039877, MRDS ID #M051009.

A Cu occurrence/prospect located in sec. 17, T13S, R12E, on National Park land.

Mineralization is a contact metasomatic deposit in a shear zone hosted in felsic volcanic rock. The ore zone is 0.04 meters wide, strikes N80W and dips 70S. Disseminated specular hematite and minor Cu silicates occur in the shear zone. Alteration is propylitic. An associated rock unit is quartz mononite.

Local structures include a shear zone.

Workings were not reported upon.

Mineral List

'Copper Stain'
var: Specularite

2 entries listed.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
This page is currently not sponsored. To sponsor this page click here.

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: December 21, 2014 05:25:45 Page generated: June 29, 2011 15:13:32
Mineral and Locality Search
and/or Locality:
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds