Wampoo Mine

The Wampoo Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,649 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: Wampoo Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 4,649 Feet (1,417 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 32.90944, -109.05583

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Wampoo Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wampoo Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee
District: Twin Peaks District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1923
Year Last Production: 1970
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: Fault Gouge N 55 W, Dip 55 S


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1982 CRAB SAMPLE, AG 0.5 OZ/TON CU .83% PB, 0.1% ZN 1.45%


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1973)

Comment (Workings): 2 INCLINED SHAFTS, RAISE, AND ADIT

Comment (Development): OPERATORS INCLUDED CLARK AND BILLINGSLEY, I.R. HILL, MAYFLOWER MINING CO


References

Reference (Deposit): BRIGGS, J.P, 1982. USBM OPEN-FILE REPORT 137-82. MINERAL INVESTIGATION OF THE HELLS HOLE ROADLESS AREA.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA


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