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Douglas Quarry (Paul Lime Co. Quarry; Paul Lime Quarry; Paul Spur Quarry), Douglas, Douglas District (Ash Springs District), Perilla Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Latitude: 31°21'39"N
Longitude: 109°44'17"W
Ref.: Wilson, E.D. (1944), Arizona nonmetallics: A summary of past production and present operations, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 152: 25.

Wilson, E.D. & G.H. Roseveare (1949), Arizona Nonmetallics, A Summary of Past Production and Present Operations, 2nd. Edition (revised), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 155: 26.

Keith (1969a): 391.

USGS & Arizona Bureau of Mines, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (1969), Mineral and Water Resources of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 180 (USGS Bull.871), 638 pp.

Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Branch Bull. 187, Index of Mining Properties in Cochise County, Arizona: 69 (Table 4).

Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.

Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources (1988), Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, incorporating sand and gravel operations, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Directory, 13 p.

Peirce, H. Wesley (1990), Arizona Geological Survey Industrial Minerals card file.

Eyde, T.H. and Eyde, D.T. (1992) Present and Past Producers of White Calcium Carbonate Products in Arizona. In: Houser, B.B., editor, Industrial Minerals of the Tucson Area and San Pedro Valley, Southeastern Arizona: Tucson, Arizona, Arizona Geological Society Field Trip, April 4-5, 1992, Guidebook: 37-47.

Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources (1994) Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, Incorporating Sand and Gravel Operations - 1994: Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources Directory 42, 24pp.

U.S. Bureau of Mines Production Tab. 1973, Owner/Operator: Paul Lime Plant.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10106864, MRDS ID #M002179; and, Dep. ID #10258237, MAS ID #0040030040.

A former surface Marble-Limestone-Lime quarry located in North-central sec. 7, T.24S., R.26E. Owned by the Paul Lime Co. Closed 1965.

Mineralization is outcrops of Mural Limestone of the Cretaceous Bisbee Group.

Owned by the Paul Lime Company until the 1960'S(?), and later by Joe Tapia of Dragoon, Arizona, and was operated by the Paul Lime Division of the Can-Am Corp. at one time. Calcining plant at Paul spur. Supplied lime for mortars and 99.2% CaCO3 marble to the Apache Powder Co. at Benson. 3 lime kilns, waste water treatment. Mill Capacity: 100 Tons per day.

Workings are quarry operations. Production has been up to 5,000,000 tons of limestone since 1918.

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'Marble'


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