Daniels Camp

The Daniels Camp is a fluorine-fluorite 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.

Mine Info

Name: Daniels Camp  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 32.85694, -109.08750

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Satelite image of the Daniels Camp

Daniels Camp MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Daniels Camp


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Manganese
Secondary: Beryllium


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee
District: Steeple Rock District, Duncan District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1918
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1992)

Comment (Deposit): MEDIUM- TO COARSE-GRAINED, COLORLESS OR GREEN FLUORITE AS LENSES IN VEINS OF DENSE, MASSIVE, BANDED QUARTZ CUTTING TERTIARY VOLCANICS.


References

Reference (Deposit): BIGGERSTAFF, B.P., 1974, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS M.S. THESIS, 102 P.

Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): MEEVES, H.C., 1966, US BUREAU OF MINES REPORT OF INVESTIGATION RI-6828.

Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES COMPUTER DATA BANK, 1978.

Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES COMPUTER DATA BANK, 1979, MINERALS AVAILIBILITY SYSTEM.

Reference (Deposit): SAWYER, M.B., GURMENDI, A.C., DALEY, M.R., AND HOWELL, S.B., 1992, PRINCIPAL DEPOSITS OF STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MINERALS IN ARIZONA: UNITED STATES BUREAU OF MINES SPECIAL PUBLICATION, 334 P.