Unnamed Cu prospect 120-49, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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MRDS database Dep. ID file #10095444, MRDS ID #M050866.
A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface and underground workings located in secs. 17 & 18, T13S, R12E, on National Park land.
Mineralization is a contact metasomatic deposit with a tabular ore body 0.05 meters wide, striking N80E, and dipping 62S, hosted in felsic volcanic rock. Ore control was disseminated and on fractures throughout the shear zone. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite. The least oxidized material is dark green and chloritized with disseminated pyrite and limonite and minor clots of coarse specular hematite. Cu silicates are disseminated and on fractures throughout the shear zone.
Workings include a pit and 2 shafts, all within 10 meters of each other.
5 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.
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