Old Eagle Mine

The Old Eagle Mine is a silver, gold, and lead mine located in Pinal county, Arizona.

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: Old Eagle Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold, Lead

Lat, Long: 32.59167, -111.07833

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Old Eagle Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Old Eagle Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal
District: Owl Head District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Ser


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY OF DRILL CORE SOUTH OF THE VEIN YIELDED .06 AG THE AVERAGE FOR THE VEIN IS .5 OZ AU AND 1 TO 4 OZ AG. HIGH GRADE ASSAYS OF 15.8 OZ AU AND 104 OZ AG WERE DOCUMENTED BY MR. EWING. BULK ASSAYS OF DUMPS FROM THE OLD WORKINGS GAVE .1 TO 1.8 OZ AU, .1 TO 12.7 OZ AG, AND TRACE TO 3.5% LEAD. GREATER THAN 90% RECOVERY WITH CYANIDE AND RESIN. XRAY OF DARK ORE GAVE CERRUSITE, GALENA, AND ARGENTITE PEAKS.


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Cerussite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Development): NOW (9-76) BEING ACTIVELY MINED FOR SILVER-GOLD ORE, FROM THE NEW SHAFT. CLAIM IS STAKE LEASE 3707.

Comment (Workings): OLD WORKINGS INCLUDE 3 SHAFTS 7.7 M TO 23.0 M, WITH UNKNOWN AMOUNTS OF DRIFTING. NEW SHAFT IS 12.4 M DEEP.

Comment (Geology): DIABASE FORMS FOOTWALL, QUARTZ MONZONITE FORMS THE HANGING WALL.

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)

Comment (Deposit): THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED BY WILLIAM EWING PRESIDENT OF ARIZONA WESTERN MINING CO. ARIZONA WESTERN IS ACTIVELY MINING SILVER - GOLD ORE FROM THE NEW SHAFT. THE CLAIM IS STAKE LEASE 3707 . ASSAYS OF DRILL CORE SOUTH OF THE VEIN YIELDED 0.06 SILVER. THE AVERAGE FOR THE VEIN IS 0.5 OZ GOLD & 1 - 4 OZ. SILVER; HIGH GRADE ASSAYS OF 15.8 OZ. GOLD AND 104 OZ SILVER WERE DOCUMENTED BY MR. EWING. BULK ASSAYS OF DUMPS FROM THE OLD WORKINGS GAVE 0.1 - 1.8 OZ GOLD, 0.1 - 12.7 OZ SILVER, AND TR - 3.5 % LEAD. DARK QUARTZ GIVES THE BEST ASSAYS, REPORTEDLY AS TELLURIDES. WHIFFLE TABLE NOT EFFICIENT IN RECOVERY BUT MR EWING REPORTS GREATER THAN 90% RECOVERY WITH CYANIDE AND RESIN. XRAY OF DARK ORE GAVE CERRUSITE, GALENA, AND ARGENTITE PEAKS. ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): INFO FROM WILLIAM EWING, PRESIDENT OF THE ARIZONA WESTERN MINING CO

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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