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Sonoita prospect, Wrightson District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Schrader, F.C. & J.M. Hill (1915), Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, USGS Bull. 582: 239.

Arizona Bureau of Mines card file Santa Cruz County.

MRDS database Dep. ID file #10210206, MAS ID #0040230365.

A Ag-Pb-Mn-Au-W prospect located in the center W½W½ sec. 12, T22S, R15E, about 1 mile west of Patagonia and ½ mile NW of Sonoita Creek, on National Forest land. Owned by W.T. Powers, of Patagonia.

The prospect is in andesite. The deposit consists mainly of a 2 foot wide fault or shear zone of the crushed, altered, and mineralized andesite that dips steeply to the north and contains principally cerussite, and associated minerals.

Workings include a 15 foot shaft.

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