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Gold Bullion Mine (Copper Bullion Mine), Cherry, Cherry Creek District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Wilson, E.D., Cunningham, J.B., and Butler, G.M. (1934), Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining (revised 1967), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 137: 31.

Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 308: 175.

U.S. Bureau of Mines - Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mining Technology file data.

Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Gold Bullion Mine file.

USGS Cherry Quadrangle map.

MRDS database Dep. ID #10048056, MRDS ID #M800023; and, Dep. ID #10109849, MRDS ID #M800222; and, Dep. ID #10234571, MAS ID #0040250780.

A former underground Cu-Ag-Au mine located about 1 mile NW of Cherry. Discovered 1896. Produced 1930-1937.

Mineralization is veins that pinch & swell to a maximum of 7 feet wide and contain lenses of quartz. It strikes N.15E. and dips 45ºW. Ore control was faulting. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. No alteration was noted. An associated rock unit is the Cherry Quartz Diorite (informal name).

Workings include a 660 foot deep incline and several 100 foot shallower workings.

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