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Mineral Park Mine, Mineral Park, Mineral Park District, Wallapai District, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USA
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Mineral Park Mine, Mineral Park, Mineral Park District, Wallapai District, Cerbat Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA

Photo: 2002 John H. Betts
Latitude: 35°22'15"N
Longitude: 114°9'8"W
 
 
A surface Cu-Au-Mo-Ag mine located in the W½ sec. 19, T23N, R17W, GSRM, (Cerbat 7.5 minute topo map). Owned by Duval (subsidiary of Pennzoil). Located near a locale called Mineral Park, which is near the population center of Kingman. MRDS database file stated accuracy for this locality is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization includes secondary copper minerals.

Mineral List

Anhydrite
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Epidote
Hinsdalite
Magnetite
Molybdenite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rutile
Sphalerite
Tetrahedrite
Turquoise
Wavellite
Wulfenite


20 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

Garrison, F.L. (1907), Notes on Minerals, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia: 59: 445.

Thomas, B.E. (1949), Ore deposits of the Wallapai District, Arizona, Economic Geology: 44: 663-705.

Field, W. (1966), Sulfur isotope method for discriminating between sulfates of hypogene and supergene origin, Economic Geology: 61: 1428-1435.

Wilkinson, W.H., Jr., et al (1980), Some unusual secondary minerals from the Mineral Park Mine, Mohave County, Arizona, Mineralogical Record: 11: 243-245.

Mining Annual Review (1985): 55, 94, 329.

Niemuth, N.J. (1987), Arizona Mineral Development 1984-1986, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Directory 29.

Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 11 (Table 1).

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 163, 251, 418, 426.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10113911 & 10234578 (mill).

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0040150001.

Cox, D.P., unpublished data.

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