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Unnamed Cu prospect 101-24, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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Ref.: Ashley, R.P. (1974), Field Examination (Unnamed Cu prospect 101-24).

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039734, MRDS ID #M050745.

A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface workings located in sec. 28, T14S, R12E.

Mineralization is abundant limonite stain and coatings and some copper silicate on fractures and with quartz crystals in small cavities. Immediately to the NW of the locality on the ridge crest is massive limonite and porous limonite plus gypsum gossan, exposed in a cut. Alteration includes quartz-sericite-pyrite-pyrrhotite-pyrite gossan. The ore is hosted in arkose. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite.

Workings include a pit.

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