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Yarnell Mine, Yarnell, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Latitude: 34°12'22"N
Longitude: 112°44'52"W
‡Ref.: Metzger, O.H. (1938), Gold Mining and Milling in the Wickenburg Area, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 6991: 34-39.

Page, T.C., M.A. Miller, P.C. Gibson, and J.D. Sell (1994) Geology and Geochemistry of the Yarnell Gold Deposit. Mining Engineering, September, 1994: 1061-1064.

Yale Peabody GNIS database (NOTE: this database is derived from USGS 1:24,000 topographic map data).

U.S. Bureau of Mines - Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mining Technology file data.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management Arizona Mining Claims Lead File #33458.

USGS 7.5 minute Yarnell topo map.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Yarnell Mine file.

MRDS database Dep. ID #10048177, MRDS ID #M800233.

A former underground Au-Ag-Cu-Pb. Discovered by Harrison Yarnell. Produced 1936-1941. Claims also located in sec. 23.

Mineralization is a tabular ore body. Ore control was faulting, shearing and igneous activity. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. Alteration was minor sericite along vein walls.

Area structures include veins that trend NE and dip at low angles, usually less than 40 degrees. Foliation in Precambrian metamorphic rocks trends N10E to N25E. Local granitic rocks are unfoliated.

Mineral List

Chalcopyrite
Galena
Gold
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite


5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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