The Grey Eagle Mine is a gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,779 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 2,779 Feet (847 Meters)
Lat, Long: 35.01944, -114.37528
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Grey Eagle Mine MRDS details
Primary: Grey Eagle Mine
Secondary: Part of Tom Reed Mine
District: San Francisco District
Land ownership: Private
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Nnw To Wnw Trending Vein And Fault System In Tert Volcanic Rocks
Description: The Grey Eagle Portion Of The Tom Reed Vein Is A Down-Faulted Segment, Displaced By The Mallory Fault. The Mallory Fault, Strike N-Nw, Dip Steep Ne, Displacement Along Dip Is 500 Feet.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION WAS COMBINED WITH TOM REED GOLD MINING CO. MINES, BEN HARRISON, AZTEC, BLACK EAGLE. IN ADDITION TO PRODUCTION FOUND UNDER TOM REED, SOME PRODUCTION FOR THE GREY EAGLE WAS COMBINED WITH THE BIG JIM MINE
Comment (Deposit): GREY EAGLE VEIN IS THOUGHT TO BE A PORTION OF THE TOM REED VEIN, SEPARATED FROM THE BIG JIM VEIN BY A NORMAL FAULT
Comment (Deposit): SEE RECORD M004499 (TOM REED MINE) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): GARDNER, E.D., 1936, GOLD MINING AND MILLING IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS, WESTERN MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.B.M. INFORMATION CIRCULAR 6901, P. 19.
Reference (Deposit): LAUSEN, C., 1931, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE OATMAN AND KATHERINE DISTRICTS, ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 131, P. 101.
Reference (Deposit): WILSON, E.D., 1934, ARIZONA LODE GOLD MINES AND GOLD MINING: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 137, P. 90.
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