Unnamed Prospects

The Unnamed Prospects is a copper and molybdenum mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,200 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: Unnamed Prospects  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)

Commodity: Copper, Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 35.10167, -113.83000

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Unnamed Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Arizona
County: Mohave
District: Maynard District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Soap Wash Fault (?) Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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


References

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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