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Golden Fleece Mine, Hartford District (Huachuca Mountains District), Huachuca Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 22' 32'' North , 110° 17' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.3755555556, -110.286666667
 
Ref.: Hayes, P.T., and Raup, R.B. (1968) Geologic map of the Huachuca and Mustang Mountains, southeastern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-509, 1 sheet, scale 1:48,000.

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

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10048119, MRDS ID #M800143; and, Dep. ID #10161131, MAS ID #0040030721.

A former small surface and underground Au-Pb-Ag-Cu mine/prospect located in the NW¼ sec. 2, T24S, R20E, 3.5 miles SE of Granite Peak, on National Forest land. Produced 1923-1941. Operators included W.E. Gardner; R.C. Hyde; M.H. Sylvester; I.D. Bryson; W.H. Harrison; and, the Gold and Metal Co. of Arizona.

Mineralization is a vein deposit possibly associated with a fault. An associated rock unit is tuff.

Local structures include a fault contact between the Morita Formation and Jurassic volcanic rocks. Many NW-trending faults such as the one near the mine are present in the Huachuca Mountains.

Workings include a 55 foot deep shaft built first; then a 500 foot long tunnel to intersect the vein below the shaft. No reference specific to this mine found except a newspaper clipping.

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