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Pellegrin Mine (Arizona Mine; Old Padre Mine; Starr Mine), Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Jenkins, O.P., and Wilson, E.D. (1920) A geological reconnaissance of the Tucson and Amole Mountains, with Notes on the southern section of the Amole mining district, by M.A. Allen: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin No. 106, 29 p.: 6, Plate I.

Keith, Stanton B. (1974), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: 102 (Table 4).

Elevatorski, E.A. (1978), Arizona Industrial Minerals, Arizona Department of Mineral Resources, Minerals Report No. 2: 49.

Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 13 (Table 1).

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10283372, MAS ID #0040190359.

A former surface and underground Cu-Ag-Au-Mo-Baryte mine located in the SW¼NE¼SW¼ sec. 33, T.14S., R.13E. (Cat Mountain 7.5 minute topo map). Owned at times, or in part, by Pellegrin; and, the Arizona Mission Mines Co.

Mineralization is spotty, oxidized lead and copper mineralization along a fracture zone in Cretaceous rhyolite.

Workings include shallow shafts, tunnels, and open pits. Worked sporadically from 1918 through 1938, producing some 71 tons averaging about 3% Pb, 2% Cu, 6 oz. Ag/T and 0.2 oz. Au/T.

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