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Western Mine (Western Union Mine; Black & Tan Mine), Stockton Hill, Stockton Camp District (Stockton Hills District), Wallapai District, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 18' 28'' North , 114° 6' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.307777404785156, -114.1080551147461


A Pb-Au-Zn-Ag-Cu (trace of V) mine.
Mineralization is a vein deposit. Precambrian schistosity strikes N30ºE. Veins, fissures and dikes strike NW to NNW regionally.

Ref.:
- Dings, M.G. (1951), The Wallapai Mining District, Cerbat Mts, Mohave County, Arizona, USGS Bll. 978-E; Preliminary reconnaissance for uranium in Mohave County, Arizona, 1952 to 1956, US Atomic Energy Comm., RME-158;
- Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 73; AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR) Western Union Mine file; Flagg, A.L., Vanadium report book I; Evaluation of the Mineral Resources of the Hualapai Indians (1964), Vol. 1: 249; MRDS files #10027747 & 10283326.
- Hay, M. (1997). "The Western Union Mine, Cerbat Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona." Mineralogical Record, 28(3),pp:167-174.



Mineral List


5 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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Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma
Early Proterozoic metamorphic rocks

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Description: Undivided metasedimentary, metavolcanic, and gneissic rocks. (1600-1800 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{metasedimentary,metavolcanic,gneiss}

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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