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Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome claim), Buckeye vein group, Castle Dome Mine group, Kofa Game Range, Castle Dome District, Castle Dome Mts, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA

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A mine on the Buckeye vein located NE of Yuma and SE of Quartzsite. Started before 1870. Surveyed for patent in 1876. Owned by Mr. I.M. Barney (1876); and, Mrs. Eliza DeLuce (1933).

Workings include 7 shafts (before 1876), from 40 to 191 feet deep.

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Blake (1880).

Blake, William P. (1881a), Vanadinite in Arizona, American Journal of Science: 22: 235.

Blake, William P. (1881b [1882]), On the occurrence of vanadates of lead at the Castle Dome mines in Arizona, American Journal of Science, 3rd series: 22: 410-411.

Nevius, J.N. (1912) The Castle Dome lead district, Arizona: Mining and Scientific Press: 104: 854-855.

Wilson, E.D. (1933) Geology and Mineral Deposits of Southern Yuma County, Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 134: 95-96.

Wilson, E.D., et al (1951), Castle Dome district, Chap. X, in Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part II, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 158: 111.

Keith, Stanton B. (1978), State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma County, Arizona: 119 (Table 4).

Rocks & Minerals (1988): 63: 328.

Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 58.

Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 455.

Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.

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