Portland-Mizpah Mine

The Portland-Mizpah Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,501 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: Portland-Mizpah Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 3,501 Feet (1,067 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 35.64056, -113.91889

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Portland-Mizpah Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Portland-Mizpah Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Arizona
County: Mohave
District: Music Mountain 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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1929
Year Last Production: 1941
Discovery Year: 1908
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 1-400 FT SHAFT, TUNNELS-1085 FT, CROSSCUTS-210 FT, RAISES-500 FT, STOPES-390 FT.

Comment (Geology): LOCAL 2-MICA PLUTON IS PROBABLY ETERT SIMILAR PLUTON NEAR BY WAS DATED AT 65 M.Y.

Comment (Location): SEE MUSIC MOUNTAIN MINE FOR DESCRIPTION OF ADJOINING MINE. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1980)

Comment (Development): OPERATORS INCLUDED: JIM ATKINS, DEAN HOGUE, CHARLES M. GIVERN, PORRTLAND + MIZPAH MINING COMPANY, AND PEACOCK CONSOLIDATED MINING COMPANY

Comment (Deposit): TWO VEINS 18 TO 24 IN WIDE EACH ABOVE 325 FT, BELOW 48 TO 56 IN WIDE EACH.


References

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): USBM-ABGMT FILE DATA.

Reference (Deposit): ADMR PORTLAND-MIZPAH-FILE.


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