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BCC Mines (BBC Mine; BBC claims), Santa Maria District (Planet District; Swansea District; Bill Williams District), Buckskin Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 9' 51'' North , 113° 53' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.16417,-113.89639
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A Cu mine located in secs. 26, 27, 34, 35, T.10N., R.16W. (Swansea 15 (1966) and Planet 7.5 (1990, 2011) minute topo maps), near Bouse.

Mineralization includes secondary copper minerals.

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4 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Tortonian - Rupelian
7.246 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2776990
Middle Miocene to Oligocene volcanic and sedimentary rocks, undivided

Age: Cenozoic (7.246 - 33.9 Ma)

Description: Sequences of diverse volcanic rocks with abundant interbedded sedimentary rocks. (11-32 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{volcanic,clastic}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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Localities in this Region

USA
  • Arizona
    • La Paz Co.
      • Buckskin Mts
        • Santa Maria District (Planet District; Swansea District; Bill Williams District)

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References

‡Ref.: Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources Open File Report 92-10: 8 (Table 1).

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 195, 246.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources file data.


External Links

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10113541, MAS ID #0040120042. This record states the name as B C C Mines. At one time there was a notice at the entrance to the mine calling it the BCC Mine (personal observation, WW Besse). http://tin.er.usgs.gov/mrds/show-mrds.php?dep_id=10113541

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