Vivian Mine (Jack's shaft; Oro Fino group; Lelland-Mitchell-Vivian group), Oatman, Oatman District (San Francisco District; Union Pass District), Black Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA
‡Ref.: Ransome, F.L. (1923), Geology of the Oatman Gold District, Arizona, USGS Bull. 743: Plate 1; Schrader, F.C. (1909), Mineral deposits of the Cerbat Range, Black Mountains, and the Grand Wash Cliffs, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Bull. 397: 195-196; Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals AZ Dept. of Mines and Mineral Resources Mineral Rpt. 4; AZ Div. Mineral Resources file data; US Bur. Mines file data; USGS 7.5 minute Oatman topo. map; Householder map, AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR); Bur. Land Mgmt. District map; AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR) Mohave card file; Mohave custom mill proj. card file; MRDS files #10027914 & 10161944.
A former underground Ag-Au-Pb-Be mine located in the SEW¼ sec. 20, T.19N., R.20W., about 2 miles SW of Oatman. Discovered 1902 by Ben Paddock. Production was prior to 1909.
Mineralization is a vein deposit. A NNW to WNW-trending vein and fault system in Tertiary volcanic rocks.
Ore is wire gold and clumps in pockets or bunches. Best values are in quartz associated with dark spar.
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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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