Seal Rock Group

The Seal Rock Group is a kyanite and mica mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 1,841 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: Seal Rock Group  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 1,841 Feet (561 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Kyanite, Mica

Lat, Long: 33.54389, -112.01972

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Seal Rock Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Seal Rock Group
Secondary: Sealrock


Commodity

Primary: Kyanite
Primary: Mica
Tertiary: Mercury


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Phoenix Mountains 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

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: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Mica Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Kyanite
Ore: Mica
Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): SCHRADER (USGS BULL. 690) CLAIMS CINNABAR WAS FOUND. OTHER WORK SHOWS NO SUCH OCCURRENCE.

Comment (Location): NOT LOCATED ON QUAD. ESTIMATED FROM MILLS. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)

Comment (Deposit): SMALL PAST KYANITE PRODUCTION ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, 2ND ED.: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): ARIZ. BUREAU MINES, 1927, BULL. 122.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 690 P. 104.

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E. H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES

Reference (Deposit): USBM-FILE DATA CLUSTER NO 509- SEALROCK GROUP.

Reference (Deposit): PEIRCE, H.W., 1990, ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INDUSTRIAL MINERALS CARD FILE.


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