Silver Lead Mine group (Silver Lead group), Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
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|Silver Bell Mining District||Mining District|
|Silver Bell Mountains||Mountain Range|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 26' 16'' North , 111° 32' 17'' West
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Ref.: Keith, Stanton B. (1974), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: 143 (Table 4).
Arizona Bureau of Mines file data, circa 1973.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10026766, MRDS ID #M000142; and, Dep. ID #10280570, MAS ID #004191129; and, Dep. ID #10283771, MAS ID #0040190405.
A former small surface and underground Pb-Zn-Cu-Ag mine located in the SW ¼ sec. 28, T.11S., R.8E. Produced 1948-1949. Owned/Operated by Gae Contreras (1949).
Mineralization is a small, spotty, pyrometasomatic deposit of largely oxidized base metal sulfides in a Paleozoic limestone block along a fault contact with Laramide intrusive.
Workings are a shallow shaft and pit operations. Produced some 130 tons of ore in 1948-1949, averaging about 3% Pb, 2% Zn, 1% Cu and 2 oz. Ag/T.
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|USGS MRDS Record:||10026766|
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