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Bracco group prospect, Crash-Up Mountain area, Globe Hills, Globe Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

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Ref.: Farnham, L.L., Stewart, L.A., and Delong, C.W. (1961), Manganese Deposits of Eastern Arizona, US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7990: 58.

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

MRDS database Dep. ID #10027445, MRDS ID #M003107.

A former surface Ag-Mn-Cu mine located in the N½ sec. 3, T1N, R15E, about 2 miles NNE of the ghost town of Copper Hill, about 5 miles NE of Globe, about 0.8 miles E of Ramboz Peak, on National Forest land. The property is comprised of a group of 17 unpatented claims including the Garnet, Le Roi, Big Lead and Emerald. Discovered in 1907 by the Bracco family. Owned by Mr. John Bracco (1961). Previous operators include Claude Snodderly (1948).

Mineralization is a vein deposit with a linear ore body. The ore zone is 1.83 meters thick, striking N30 & N50E, with a dip of NW to vertical. An associated rock unit is the Schultze Granite. The best ore was found along part of the west side of the zone.

Workings include open cuts 60.96 meters long, 2.44 meters wide and 5.49 meters deep.

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