The Unnamed Prospects is a copper and molybdenum mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,200 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: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Commodity: Copper, Molybdenum
Lat, Long: 35.10167, -113.83000
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Unnamed Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Prospects
District: Maynard District
Land ownership: Federal
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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
Description: Soap Wash Fault (?) Zone
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): THIS REPORT WAS TAKEN FROM RECORD M030360 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENU M FILE; CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEODORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): AZ BUR GEOL & MIN TECH FILE DATA
Reference (Deposit): VUICH, 1974, MS THESIS, UNIV OF AZ
Reference (Deposit): MALACH, 1977, MOHAVE CO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, KINGMAN
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