Le Roy Mine, Compadre Mine group (East Compadre Mines; Mary and Polatski prospects), Josephine Canyon, Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
‡Ref.: Schrader, F.C. (1915) Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, with contributions by J.M. Hill: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 582, 373 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:125,000: 188.
Keith, Stanton B. (1975), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 191, Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz County Arizona: 84 (Table 4).
Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
A Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag-Au mine located in the SE ¼ sec. 35, T.20S., R.14E. Owned at times, or in part, by Michelske; Reid; Johnson; Kramer; the Arizona Consolidated Gold & Copper Mines; and the Boulder Mining Co.
Mineralization is spotty, partly oxidized sulfides in a narrow, lensing quartz fissure vein cutting Cretaceous rhyodacite welded tuff and interbedded arkose near intrusive Laramide diorite.
Workings include adit and shaft operations. Sporadic production for the group of some 350 tons of ore averaging about 7% Zn, 3% Cu, 2% Pb, and 3 oz. Ag/T, from the early 1900's through 1960.
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Locality Updated: San George Mine, Fairview, Tulare Co., California, USAFrom Chester S. Lemanski, Jr., 13th Dec 2013 16:12:00