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Meals Mine, Oatman, Gold Road Mining District, Oatman Mining District, Black Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Meals MineMine
Oatman- not defined -
Gold Road Mining DistrictMining District (Inactive)
Oatman Mining DistrictMining District
Black MountainsMountain Range
Mohave CountyCounty
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 6' 38'' North , 114° 27' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bullhead City39,445 (2017)11.0km
Oatman135 (2011)11.5km
Laughlin7,323 (2011)12.3km
Katherine103 (2011)15.7km
Mesquite Creek416 (2011)19.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Meals Camp; Girard; Girard 1 & 2; Tango; Hearst; W.H Meals Mine; Jupiter; Meals Ledge; Rancon; Hot Times Mine


‡Ref.: Ransome, F.L. (1923), Geology of the Oatman Gold District, Arizona, USGS Bull. 743: Plate 1; Schrader, F.C. (1909), Mineral deposits of the Cerbat Range, Black Mountains, and the Grand Wash Cliffs, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Bull. 397: 175-176; USGS 7.5 minute Oatman topo. map; AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR) Householder map; AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR) Mohave Custom Mill proj. card file; AZ Dept. Min. Resources (ADMR) Mohave card file; MRDS files #10027943, 10259163 & 10186782.

A former underground Ag-Au mine located in sec. 19, T.20N., R.20W., about 4 miles NW of Oatman.

Mineralization is a lode orebody. NNW to WNW-trending vein and falt system occurs in Tertiary volcanic rocks.Slickensides on the Meals fault dip 20º to 60º SE.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: MRDS fle #10027943.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MRDS fle #10027943.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
USA

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