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Goodenough Mine (Goodenough claim; Goodenough vein), Boulder Creek, Eureka District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 156: 137.

Anderson, C.A., et al (1955), Geology and ore deposits of the Bagdad area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 278: 78, 96.

Niemuth, N.J. & K.A. Phillips (1992), Copper Oxide Resources, AZ Dept. Mines & Min. Resources Open File Rept. 92-10: 17 (Table 1).

MRDS database Dep. ID #10109056, MRDS ID #M003539; and, Dep. ID #10283146, MAS ID #0040250836.

A former underground Au-Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn-As deposit/prospect on the Goodenough patented claim, located in the SE¼ sec. 20, T.15N., R.W. (Bagdad 15 minute topo map), about 1 mile SW of the Hillside Mine on the west bank of Boulder Creek. Owned by M.L. Lynch, J.W. Lawler, mrs. E.W. Blake, and Mrs. Elmer Wells.

Mineralization is a polymetallic quartz fissure vein in a rhyolite breccia plug. The ore body(ies) is a pipe and irregular hosted in the Butte Falls Tuff. Ore control was faulting and shearing. Ore concentration was oxidation at near surface. No alteration was noted. An associated rock unit is diorite porphyry and aplite. The arsenic content is reported as too high for shipping ore.

Area structures include veins parallel dikes and foliation in metavolcanic rocks which trends N10E to N40E.

Workings include a shaft.

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