Sunset Mine (McKalouff and Gilbert property; Thomas McAuliffe group; Thomas Gianmi claims), Mineral Mountain area, Mineral Mountain District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
A former surface and underground Au-Cu-Ag-Pb mine located in the SE¼ sec. 10, T3S, R11E (Mineral Mountain 7.5 minute topo map), about 1½ miles just N of E from Mineral Mountain, on BLM-administered land. Owner-Operator Woodie J. Nichols, Shattock Den Mining Corp. of Arizona (1966).
Photo: D Lapham
Mineralization includes secondary copper minerals.
ReferencesNiemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 15 (Table 1).
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Sunset Mine file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Thomas McAuliffe group file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Gilbert claims file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources U files.
USGS Mineral Mountain Quadrangle map.
Yale Peabody GNIS database (NOTE: this database is derived from USGS 1:24,000 topographic map data).
MRDS database Dep. ID #10234701, MAS ID #0040210807.
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3 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.
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