The Music Mountain Group Mine is a gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,501 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: 3,501 Feet (1,067 Meters)
Lat, Long: 35.6425, -113.91167
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Music Mountain Group Mine MRDS details
Primary: Music Mountain Group Mine
District: Music Mountain District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year Last Production: 1947
Discovery Year: 1879
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Schistosity Trend N 30 E, 65 Se
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: ORE AVERAGED 5 - 8 OZ. AU/TON
Comment (Workings): 1 SHAFT 200 FT DEEP, 300 FT DRIFTS, (ELLEN JANE); 700 FT OF ADIT DRIFTS, SHAFTS, WINZES, AND STOPES, (TOMONOTTA, CLEVELAND, & WORLD'S FAIR); 400 FT BELOW THIS 1-150 SHAFT (1909)
Comment (Geology): LOCAL PLUTON PROBABLY NEAR 65 M.Y., LCRET TO ETERT ; GEOL.DESC: SHEETING CUTS BOTH GNEISS AND GRANITE, N 60 W, 90
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1879-1880
Comment (Development): OPERATORS INCLUDED NEVADA-ARIZONA MINES. JERRY HAYNESS, LEO MANSON, O.D. GUNN, BALDWIN, GALBRAITH. CLAIMS INCLUDED ELLEN JANE, CONTENTION, MARIE E, LUCKY CUSS, CLEVELAND, TOMONOTTA, AND WORLD'S FAIR
Comment (Location): UTM COORDINATES ARE GENERAL FOR AREA
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F. C., 1909 , MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CERBAT RANGE, BLACK MOUNTAINS, AND THE GRAND WASH CLIFFS, MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.G.S. BULL. 397 , P. 142
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