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Unnamed Cu prospect 118-9, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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Ref.: Ashley, R.P. (1974), Field Examination (Unnamed Cu prospect 118-9).

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039838, MRDS ID #M050918.

A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface workings located in sec. 29, T13S, R12E, on National Park property.

Mineralization is a skarn deposit with a pod-shaped ore body 1 meter wide, hosted in arkose. The skarn pod has a 50 cm wide zone of massive but porous limonite in the middle. The skarn has partly oxidized chalcopyrite blobs to several mm diameter throughout. Alteration includes pyrite-gossan; skarn. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite.

Workings were not described.

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