Democrat Mine

The Democrat Mine is a copper, silver, gold, and arsenic mine located in Mohave 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: Democrat Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation:

Commodity: Copper, Silver, Gold, Arsenic

Lat, Long: 35.04389, -113.81917

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Democrat Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Democrat Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Uranium


Location

State: Arizona
County: Mohave
District: Maynard 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: Mrs Sylvia Vukoye
Years: 1953 -

Owner Name: Dick Hart, Adrion Skinner, And Scott Ellis (Sevier Minerals)
Years: 1953 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1953
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Chloritization, Sericitization, Kaolinization


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Uraninite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Fluorite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR CREST OF HUALAPAI MOUNTAINS ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)


References

Reference (Deposit): HART & HETLAND, 1953, USAEC RME-4026


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