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Calumet and Jerome Mine (Calumet & Jerome Copper Company property; Calumet-Jerome prospect; Remington claim; Calumet & Verde 101 shaft), Deception Gulch, Jerome, Verde District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Latitude: 34°44'27"N
Longitude: 112°6'35"W
‡Ref.: Arizona Mining Journal (1918) June, 1918: 44.

Weed, W.H. (1918) The Mines Handbook, Vol. XIII: 398-399.

Yavapai Magazine (1918) February, 1918: 4-5 (Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, AZ).

Lindgren, W. (1926), Ore deposits of the Jerome and Bradshaw Mountains quadrangles, Arizona, USGS Bull. 782: 95.

Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 308: 154.

USGS Cottonwood Quadrangle map.

MRDS database Dep. ID #10027275, MRDS ID #M002685; and, Dep. ID #10186818, MAS ID #0040250393; and, Dep. ID #10283793, MAS ID #0040250394.

A former underground Cu mine comprised of 7 claims located adjacent to the Cleopatra property on the SE. Owned by the Calumet-Jerome Copper Co.; and, the Phelps Dodge Corp.

Mineralization is a replacement deposit hosted in greenstone schist (Deception Rhyolite). Ore control was stratigraphy and igneous activity. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. Alteration included chloritization and sericitization.

Area structures include massive sulfide lenses elongate parallel to bedding in metavolcanic rocks. Foliation in metavolcanic rocks trends N10W to N40W.

Workings include a 600 foot deep, vertical shaft on the Remington claim plus several tunnel workings: crosscut - 1,800 feet West from the 600 foot level, mainly in greenstone schist. Total underground workings comprise about 7,000 feet

Mineral List

Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite


4 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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