The Lucky Lode Prospect is a iron and titanium, metal 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.
Primary Mineral: Iron, Titanium, Metal
Lat, Long: 33.57389, -112.59028
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Lucky Lode Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Lucky Lode Prospect
Secondary: White Tank Mountains
Primary: Titanium, Metal
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1954
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: CONCENTRATE HAD 61.7% FE, 8.7% TIO2
Analytical Data: AVERAGE OF 3 BULK SAMPLES: 5.6% FE, 0.76-1.18% TIO2
Comment (Location): SW 1/4 OF TOWNSHIP ALONG WEST FLANK OF WHITE TANK MOUNTAINS.
Comment (Development): 22 CLAIMS
Comment (Geology): SMALL NARROW DIABASE BODIES INTRUDE SCHIST.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): MOORE, R.T., AND VARGA, R.J., 1976, MAPS SHOWING NONMETALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS IN THE PHOENIX AREA, ARIZONA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS INVESTIGATIONS MAP I-845-J, SCALE 1:250,000.
Reference (Deposit): HARRER, 1964, USBM IC 8236, P. 71-72.
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