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La Carava Mine, Arivaca District (Las Guijas District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data, circa 1973.

Lundin, R.J. (1976 ) Wallaby Enterprises Mining District Data Base – Arivaca District.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10048094, MRDS ID #M800080; and, Dep. ID #10210336, MAS ID #0040190739.

A former small surface Ag-Au-Cu mine located in the SW¼ sec. 20, T21S, R10E, 1 mile NW of Arivaca. Produced 1958 & 1963. Operated by Still & Frisbe.

Mineralization is a vein deposit. Ore control was fractures in granite. Alteration includes oxidation and surface enrichment. An associated rock unit is the Amado Granite. Nearby Amado Mine contains argentiferous galena and chalcopyrite.

Production in 1958 and 1963. 75 tons were produced at 1.4 oz Ag/t and 0.4 oz Au/t.

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