The Thurston and Hardy Mines is a manganese mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 32.86667, -109.25000
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Thurston and Hardy Mines MRDS details
Primary: Thurston and Hardy Mines
Secondary: Denton Claims
District: Ash Peak
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal Mn
Comment (Reserve-Resource): <2000 LONG TONS RESERVE
Comment (Deposit): LENSES IN SHEAR ZONE.
Reference (Deposit): WILSON AND BUTLER, 1930, P. 62-64.
Reference (Deposit): FARNHAM, 1961, P. 99- 101.
Reference (Deposit): DORR, 1969, P. 217-221.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): JONES AND RANSOME, 1920 P. 130-132.
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