Tamarack Group

The Tamarack Group is a gold 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: Tamarack Group  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 33.94194, -112.56778

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Tamarack Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tamarack Group
Secondary: Possibly Same As White Cloud Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: White Picacho 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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: D. G. Mcmillan
Years: 1959 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metamorphic
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: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.75% WO3


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Powellite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Epidote


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THIS REPORT REPRESENTS A MERGER OF ORIGINAL RECORD M002844 WITH RECORD M800121 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENUM FILE, CONTACT PERSON T. G. THEODORE, USGS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Geology): ORE OCCURS IN EPIDOTE-GARNET ZONE AND CONFORMS TO BEDDING AND CLEAVAGE IN THE SCHIST.

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

Comment (Production): A SMALL AMOUNT OF GOLD MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED, NO W PRODUCED

Comment (Development): 10 UNPATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Workings): 2 INACCESSIBLE INCLINED SHAFTS, NUMEROUS SHALLOW PROSPECT SHAFTS AND OPEN CUTS


References

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): ABM FILE DATA.

Reference (Deposit): BELL, 1947, USGS OPEN-FILE REPORT 384.

Reference (Deposit): DALE, 1959, USBM RI 5516, P. 33-34.


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