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Lost Spaniard Mine, Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn District, Big Horn Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
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Latitude: 33°41'16"N
Longitude: 112°55'32"W
 
 
‡Ref.: Allen, G.B. (1985), Economic Geology of the Big Horn Mountains of west-central Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology open-file report 85-17.

Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 10 (Table 1).

US Bur. Mines card file.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (ADMR) Lost Spaniard Mine file.

U.S. Bureau of Mines file data - cluster No. 564 - Lost Spaniard Mine.

USGS 15 minute Belmont Mountains topo. map.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources (ADMR) "U" file.

Flagg, A., Vanadium Report, book I; Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology clippings file.

MRDS database Dep. ID files #10027548 & 10113336.

A former underground Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn-Au-V mine located in the NE¼ sec. 23 & NW¼ sec. 24, T.4N., R.7W. (Belmont Mts 15 minute topo map).

Mineralization is a vein deposit that includes oxidized copper minerals. Host rock is an unnamed rhyolite and andesite dikes. Ore control was a fault zone.

Mineral List

Bornite
Cerussite
Chalcopyrite
Fluorite
Galena
Laumontite
Malachite
Shattuckite


8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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