Lucky Strike Claim

The Lucky Strike Claim is a uranium mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,598 feet.

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: Lucky Strike Claim  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 33.94278, -112.51694

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Lucky Strike Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lucky Strike Claim


Commodity

Primary: Uranium
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: White Picacho District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: J. Richie And J. Russell
Years: 1951 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: GRAB SAMPLE FROM DUMP CONTAINED 0.025% EU.


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Wulfenite
Ore: Willemite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THIS REPORT REPRESENTS A MERGER OF ORIGINAL RECORD M001826 WITH RE CORD M800241 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENUM FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEOD ORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1964

Comment (Commodity): NO RECOGNIZABLE URANIUM MINERALS

Comment (Workings): 1 60 FT TUNNEL

Comment (Geology): ORE MAY HAVE FORMED PODS OR POCKETS IN THE SCHIST.


References

Reference (Deposit): GRANGER & RAUP, 1962, RECONNAISSANCE STUDY OF URANIUM DEPOSITS IN ARIZONA

Reference (Deposit): ABM FILE DATA.

Reference (Deposit): GRANGER, 1950'S, USAEC PRELIM RECON REPT PRR-386 1?

Reference (Deposit): JAHNS, 1952, ABM BULL 162.

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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