The Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine is a lead, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.
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Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 33.70083, -113.21417
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Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine MRDS details
Primary: Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine
District: Big Horn District
Land ownership: Federal
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: VEINS AND PODS
Description: Shear Zone
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): NORTHERNMOST VEIN ORIENTED N10E 60SW TO N10W 55NW.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)
Comment (Production): SOME, NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION
Comment (Workings): 21 M SHAFT AND A 60 M INCLINE.
Reference (Deposit): U.S.B.M. CARD FILE.
Reference (Deposit): ALLEN, G.B., 1985, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BIG HORN MOUNTAINS OF WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL TECHNOLOGY OPEN-FILE REPORT 85-17, 140 P.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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