Burnt Canyon prospect, Burnt Canyon, Black Hills District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
‡Ref.: Lindgren, W. (1926), Ore deposits of the Jerome and Bradshaw Mountains quadrangles, Arizona, USGS Bull. 782.
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 308: 92, 178.
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1967), USGS Map GQ-715.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10037123, MRDS ID #M030497.
A Mo-Cu prospect with underground workings located on Burnt Canyon (1,327,800 N.; 438,700 E.), ½ mile NW of the Brindle Pup Mine.
Mineralization is molybdenite in a quartz vein. The vein strikes N.20ºW. and dips 70ºE. It is about 1 foot wide (30 cm). Scattered molybdenite crystals and secondary minerals are present. An associated rock unit is the Buzzard Rhyolite. Country rock is a small body of granodiorite porphyry.
A short adit was driven.
| Ferrimolybdite|| Limonite|| Malachite|| Molybdenite|
4 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Wheal Coates, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UKFrom David Ifold, 19th Jun 2013 22:44:10