The Telluride Mine is a gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,779 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: 2,779 Feet (847 Meters)
Lat, Long: 35.01694, -114.37167
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Telluride Mine MRDS details
Primary: Telluride Mine
Secondary: Part of Tom Reed Mine
District: San Francisco 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
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year Last Production: 1942
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: Nnw To Wnw Trending Vein And Fault System In Tert Volcanic Rocks
Description: Rhyolite Plug
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): UTM GIVEN ARE FOR TELLURIDE NO. 4, ADDITIONAL WORKINGS EXTEND SE FROM THIS SHAFT.
Comment (Development): 13 CLAIMS; TELLURIDE, TELLURIDE NO. 1 TO 4, CONNECTING LIND NO. 1 AND 2, TELLURIUM FRACTION, BLUE RIDGE, BLUE RIDGE FRACTION, BLUE RIDGE NORTHWEST EXTENSION, LODESTONE; PREVIOUS OWNERS AND OPERATORS INCLUDE TOM HODGES, MCCULLOCH, OATMAN ASSOCIATES MINING, QUINCY CRAIN, THOMAS SIDES, WELCH, HILLSIDE MINING AND MILLING, L.L. EDGERTON, TELLURIDE MINING, MILLING, AND DEVELOPMENT CO
Comment (Deposit): VEIN FOLLOWS SLIGHTLY SINUOUS PATH; CONNECTS WITH THE LUCKY BOY AND TOM REED VEINS.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONNECT TO TOM REED MINE UNDERGROUND , 2 SHAFTS WITH 700 FT OR MORE OF DRIFTING
Comment (Deposit): SEE RECORD M004499 (TOM REED MINE) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): LAUSEN, C., 1931, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE OATMAN AND KATHERINE DISTRICTS, ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 131, P. 108.
Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA.
Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILE DATA.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Production): U.S.B.M. I.C. 6901 , P. 7 , 38
Reference (Deposit): GARDNER, E.D., 1936, GOLD MINING AND MILLING IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS, WESTERN MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.B.M. INFORMATION CIRCULAR 6901, P. 38.
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