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