Gold Eagle Mine (Gold Eagle prospect), Cherry, Cherry Creek District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
‡Ref.: Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 308: 176.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10109026, MRDS ID #M002763; and Dep. ID #10161589, MAS ID #0040250787.
A former underground gold mine located about 2 miles NE of Cherry. Claims extend into the W½NE¼NW¼ of sec. 15.
Mineralization is a vein deposit with ore in lenses and pods. The vein strikes N.35ºE. and dips 5º-35ºW. Ore control was faulting and shearing. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. No alteration was noted. An associated rock unit is the informally-named Cherry Creek Quartz Diorite, which is unfoliated.
Workings include an inclined shaft 100 feet deep that connects with drifts. Produced about 10 to 15 car of Au ore.
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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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New Locality Added: Lurga Mine, Morven peninsula, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Scotland, UKFrom Paul Render, 6th Dec 2013 21:30:52