Homestake Group

The Homestake Group is a gold and tungsten mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,999 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: Homestake Group  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,999 Feet (914 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Tungsten

Lat, Long: 33.94222, -112.52778

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Homestake Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Homestake Group
Secondary: Monike Mines Co ?


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Tungsten
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Red 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: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Carl Mclendon
Years: 1949 -

Owner Name: George Cook
Years: 1949 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1940
Year Last Production: 1949
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: THIN STRINGERS & GRAINS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: GREATER THAN 1.0 PERCENT WO3


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Development): 4 CLAIMS; MAY OVERLAP DANIELS MINE PROPERTY

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

Comment (Workings): A DIAMOND DRILL HOLE HAS BEEN SUNK TO DEPTH OF 500 FEET, AND SCHEELITE PERSISTED TO THE BOTTOMMAIN WORKINGS CONSIST OF AN OPEN CUT 30 BY 30 BY 3 FEET DEEP AND A 6 FOOT SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): DALE, V.B., 1959, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF YUMA, MARICOPA, PINAL, AND GRAHAM COUNTIES, ARIZONA, U.S.B.M.-R.I 5516, P.34-35.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT CLIPPINGS FILES

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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