Black Hawk Mine

The Black Hawk Mine is a gold and lead mine located in Maricopa 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: Black Hawk Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Lead

Lat, Long: 33.80889, -112.81972

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Black Hawk Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Hawk Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Vanadium


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Vulture 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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: New Monte Cristo Mining Co
Years: 1927 -


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: Rhyolite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Barite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD WAS TAKEN FROM RECORD M800239 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENU M FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEODORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT

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

Comment (Production): SOME LEAD ORE MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED

Comment (Workings): 2 COMPARTMENT SHAFT 200 FT DEEP WITH 50 FT CROSSCUTS AT BOTTOM, 3 0 FT CROSSCUTS AT 50 AND 100 FT LEVELS, WINZE AT 200 FT LEVEL EXTENDS DOWN 200 FT MORE


References

Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILE DATA

Reference (Deposit): ABM FILE DATA, CLIPPINGS, REPORTS


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