The Lucky Mica, Fortner, and Boyd Lithium is a feldspar, mica, and lithium 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: Feldspar, Mica, Lithium
Lat, Long: 33.85583, -112.79778
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Lucky Mica, Fortner, and Boyd Lithium MRDS details
Primary: Lucky Mica, Fortner, and Boyd Lithium
Secondary: Niobium (Columbium)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): LAT-LONG IS FOR PROSPECT SYMBOLS IN SE/4 OF SEC. 17.
Comment (Deposit): COMPLEX PEGMATITE
Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES REPORT 4, 185 P
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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