Captain Jack claims (Gold Crack; Dinner Belle; Calumet; Black Strap Mine; Last Dollar; Squaw Springs; Red Iron), Stanley District, Turnbull Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
A group of Fe-Au-Ag-Cu claims with surface and underground workings located in the NW¼ sec. 35, T4S, R19E (San Carlos Reservoir 15 minute topo map), 6 miles NW of Aravaipa, on Indian-ceded land. Confusion as to location; ADMR U file states sec. 27, T4S, R19E. This property has been located several times for gold and silver, with no production.
Mineralization is ore in irregular lenses in a replacement deposit and includes secondary copper minerals. Ore control was a contact zone between diabase and limestone.
Workings include 2 shafts, an adit, and many small cuts and pits. Analysis of samples results: 65.35% Fe; 57.81% Fe.
ReferencesHarrer, C.M. (1964), Reconnaissance of iron resources in Arizona, US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8236: 58.
Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 7 (Table 1).
USGS San Carlos Reservoir Quadrangle map.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources U file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Black Strap group file.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10027028, MRDS ID #M001744; and Dep. ID #10136632, MAS ID #0040090097.
2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Locality Updated: Longwood Range peridotite outcrops, Southland, South Island, New ZealandFrom Judy Rowe, 5th Dec 2013 00:19:36