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Tiger Mine, Amado Mine group, Las Guijas Mts, Arivaca District (Las Guijas District), Las Guijas & San Luis Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude: 32° North , 111° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~153km
Locality type:Mine


Ref.: Keith, Stanton B. (1974), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: 104 (Table 4).

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.

A Au-Ag-Pb-Zn-Cu mine located in North-central sec. 20, T.21S., R.10E. Owned at times, or in part, by the Amado Mining Co.; Oreona Mining Co.; Alba Mines, Inc.; Vogel Mining Co.; and, the Arivaca Mining Co.

Mineralization is spotty argentiferous and auriferous galena and other sulfides in irregular quartz veins on fractures in Laramide granitic intrusives. Oxidation and enrichment occur near the surface.

Workings include shaft and tunnel operations. Worked mainly from 1921 through 1956, with the group producing some 1,400 tons of ore averaging about 0.5 oz. Au/T, 6 oz. Ag/T, and a trace of Cu, 4% Pb, and 1% Zn.
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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