The Shannon Prospect is a manganese mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 1,919 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 1,919 Feet (585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 34.33028, -113.66889
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Shannon Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Shannon Prospect
District: Artillery Peak District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^Sorted Ore, 15% Mn
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: MANGANIFEROUS BEDS AND FRACTURES, WADS
Description: Complex Folding Of Sandtrap Congl. (Plio)
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): AVERAGE GRADE OF DEPOSIT IS PROBABLY VERY LOW, THE AMOUNT OF MANGANESE SMALL.
Comment (Workings): ONLY WORKINGS AS OF 1938 WERE SCATTERED ASSESSMENT HOLES. THREE OPEN CUTS IN 1956 .
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: STEEP FISSURES
Reference (Deposit): LASKY, S.G., AND WEBBER, B.N., 1949, MANGANESE RESOURCES OF THE ARTILLERY MOUNTAINS REGION, MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.G.S. BULLETIN 961.
Reference (Deposit): FARNHAM, L.L., AND STEWART, L.A., 1958, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF WESTERN ARIZONA: U.S.B.M. INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7843, P. 41.
Reference (Deposit): HEWITT, D.F., 1936, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE REGION AROUND BOULDER DAM: U.S.G.S. BULLETIN 871, P. 83.
Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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