Unnamed Cu prospect 120-40, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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MRDS database Dep. ID file #10095446, MRDS ID #M050872.
A Cu occurrence/prospect with surface workings located in secs. 7, T13S, R12E, on National Park land.
Mineralization is a contact metasomatic deposit hosted in andesite. Alteration includes propylitic. An associated rock unit is quartz monzonite. The ore contains masses of specular hematite (plus quartz ?) to 20-30 cm with included pieces of dark green chloritized (?) wallrock. Locally some limonite globs and Cu silicate and malachite are disseminated and on fractures.
Workings include a pit.
5 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.
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