Lookout Mine, Big Eye Mine group, Slumgullion Pass, Kofa Game Range, Castle Dome District, Castle Dome Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USAA former Au-Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn mine located in the NE ¼ & center of sec. 34, T4S, R18W (protracted). Owned at times, or in part, by the Big Eye Mining Co., Big Eye Mining & Milling Co., Ketcherside, Grover, Crowder & Green. Mr. Hudson had unspecified involvement here (1951).
Mineralization is spotty gold and silver values, with minor, largely oxidized base metals in narrow, lenticular, shallow ore shoots of brecciated quartz with stringers of crystalline and manganiferous calcite, in a brecciated fault zone cutting steeply-dipping, kaolinized and chloritized Cretaceous andesite flows, intruded by a rhyolite porphyry dike and apparently faulted against badly shattered Mesozoic quartzite. A relatively small outcrop of intrusive Laramide syenite lies along the strike of the zone and probably underlies the volcanics in a much wider area.
ReferencesWilson, E.D. (1933) Geology and Mineral Deposits of Southern Yuma County, Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 134: 102-104.
Wilson, E.D., Cunningham, J.B., and Butler, G.M. (1934), Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining (revised 1967), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 137: 148-149.
Keith, Stanton B. (1978), State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma County, Arizona: 117 (Table 4).
Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10137679, MAS ID #0040270818.
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Locality Updated: Line pit (Lowe's Mine), State Line District, Cecil Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 21:28:40