Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine

The Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine is a lead, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Maricopa 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: Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 33.70083, -113.21417

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine

Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Evening Star & Silver Queen Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Big Horn District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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
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

Form: VEINS AND PODS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Shear Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

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.


References

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


Arizona Gold

Where to Find Gold in Arizona

"Where to Find Gold in Arizona" looks at the density of modern placer mining claims along with historical gold mining locations and mining district descriptions to determine areas of high gold discovery potential in Arizona. Read more at Where to Find Gold in Arizona.