Unnamed Cu prospects 101-48; 101-49 & 101-50, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039748, MRDS ID #M050764.
A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface and underground workings located in sec. 28, T14S, R12E.
Mineralization is ore hosted in arkose, striking N87W-S88W, and dipping 45-66S. Alteration includes quartz-sericite-pyrite; argillitic.
Local structures include a dominant set of fractures.
Argillization along fractures, locally may be sericite present as well as kaolinite, and some arkose may have quartz-sericite alteration. Argillized material generally has casts of yellow-brown limonite after disseminated iron sulfide. Black and yellow-brown limonite and some Cu silicate form crusts on fractures. (Cu silicate accompanies limonite at 2 of the 5 workings.).
Workings include 2 pits, 2 tunnels,7 and a shaft within 120 meters radius.
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