Sixty-Four Group

The Sixty-Four Group is a copper mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,560 feet.

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: Sixty-Four Group  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 3,560 Feet (1,085 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.38083, -110.98722

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Sixty-Four Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sixty-Four Group
Secondary: Powers Gulch


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal
District: Miami-Inspiration District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Tonto National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. P. Murphy
Years: 1937 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1937
Discovery Year: 1898
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

Form: LINEAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dacite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Dacite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.1 TO 0.25 % COPPER


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): PETERSON, N.P., 1963, GEOLOGY OF THE PINAL RANCH QUADRANGLE, ARIZONA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 1141-H, P. 14.

Reference (Deposit): PETERSON, N.P., 1962, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE GLOBE-MIAMI DISTRICT, ARIZONA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 342, P. 140.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT CLIPPINGS FILES.


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