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Perry Chrysoprase Mine, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

Perry Chrysoprase Mine, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

Photo: 2005 - MMI
Latitude: 33°43'54"N
Longitude: 114°8'15"W
Ref.: 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: 170 (Table 4).

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

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10065027, MRDS ID #TC40016; and, Dep. ID #10259489, MAS ID #0040120379.

A former surface Chrysoprase mine located in the NE¼ sec. 33, T5N, R17W (protracted). NOTE: Alternate coordinates provided: 33.7364N, 114.0297W. Lat-long from center of sec. 33.

Mineralization is narrow, irregular stringers of chrysoprase in Cretaceous or Tertiary volcanics (rhyolite ?).

Workings include shallow trenches and pits. A total of $2,000 worth of material was reportedly sold in 1958-1960.

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