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Unnamed Cu prospect 117-3, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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Ref.: Ashley, R.P. (1974), Field Examination (Unnamed Cu prospect 117-3).

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10039850, MRDS ID #M050930.

A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface and underground workings located in sec. 31, T13S, R12E, on National Park property.

Mineralization is an ore zone 1 meter wide, striking S78W, and dipping 77S, hosted in arkose. Alteration includes pyrite-gossan; skarn. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite.

Local structures include a fault zone.

Massive limonite gossan occurs in a cut in the hillside by the shaft (after massive pyrite in skarn ?); the fault zone has limonite stain.

Workings include a shaft and prospect pit 10 meters N. of the shaft.

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