Willis Mine

The Willis Mine is a silica mine located in Greenlee 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: Willis Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silica

Lat, Long: 33.14306, -109.46667

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Willis Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Willis Mine
Secondary: Harmony No. 1


Commodity

Primary: Silica


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Quartzite


Comments

Comment (Production): PAST PRODUCER.


References

Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.

Reference (Deposit): PEIRCE, H.W., 1990, ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INDUSTRIAL MINERALS FILES.

Reference (Deposit): ELEVATORSKI, E.A., 1978, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, MINERAL REPORT NO. 2, ARIZONA DMR.

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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