Howard Claims

The Howard Claims is a manganese 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: Howard Claims  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 33.37028, -113.32306

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Howard Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Howard Claims


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Eagle Tail 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: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: W. W. Howard
Years: 1918 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: SMALL SEAMS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SELECTED MATERIAL CONTAINS 30% OR MORE MN


Materials

Ore: Manganite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): ORE IS HIGH IN SILICA

Comment (Location): SEE COMMENTS FOR DERBY CLAIMS (RECORD NO. M800250).

Comment (Production): A FEW TONS OF MATERIAL HAVE BEEN MINED

Comment (Deposit): ORE ASSOCIATED WITH BLACK SILICEOUS MATERIAL


References

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): JONES AND RANSOME, 1920, USGS BULL 710, P. 134


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