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Manzanita Mine, Washington Gulch, Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Patagonia Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA

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A former small underground Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Au mine located in East-central sec. 3, T24S, R16E (protracted), in Washington Gulch, Duquesne area, on National Forest land. Owned at times, or in part, by the Duquesne Mining & Reduction Co.; and, Nash Mines.

Mineralization is Small, irregular lenses of sulfides in strongly garnetized and pyrometasomatized Permian Naco Group limestone bordering Laramide granodiorite.

Workings include shaft and tunnel operations. Worked mainly by lessees. Produced several 100's of tons of ore averaging about 7% Zn, 4% Pb, 1% Cu, and 9 oz. Ag/T.

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Keith, Stanton B. (1975), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 191, Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz County Arizona: 78 (Table 4).

Arizona Bureau of Mines card file Santa Cruz County.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10026820, MRDS ID #M000419; and, Dep. ID #10259338, MAS ID #0040230276.

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