Maudina Mine

The Maudina Mine is a tungsten mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,098 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: Maudina Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 5,098 Feet (1,554 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 32.55194, -110.72694

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Maudina Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Maudina Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal
District: Oracle 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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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

Type: L
Description: Mogul Fault Dips 30-60s And Is 50 Ft Thick Breccia & Mylonite Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification Of Escabrosa-Restricted To Faults & Fractures Relat Ed To Mogul Fault


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Wulfenite
Ore: Vanadinite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Ore: Covellite
Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Geology): CERUSSITE & WULFENITE WERE IN UPPER 50 FT OF ORE SHOOT

Comment (Workings): PURE GOLD: 175 FT ADIT, 30 X 60 FT OPEN CUT, 35 FT INCLINED SHAFT , 88 FT ADIT, 2 SHALLOW SHAFTS. CODY TUNNEL: 833 FT TUNNEL, 335 FT CRO SSCUTS. OLD MAUDINA MINE: 175 FT VERTICAL SHAFT WITH LEVELS AT 50, 100 , 150, AND 175 FT, THE LEVELS COMPRISE ABOUT 1000 FT OF CROSSCUTS AND DRIFTS

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD WAS TAKEN FROM RECORD M030487 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENU M FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEODORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Location): PURE GOLD AND MORNING STAR MINE ARE GROUPED AS BONITO MINE ON TOPO MAP ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1979; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = MAMMOTH 1:24000

Comment (Deposit): PURE GOLD IN UPPER SILICIFIED AREA, OLD MAUDINA MINE ALONG STEEP DIPPING FAULTS. SEVERAL ORE SHOOTS


References

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, 1950, M.S. THESIS, UNIV OF AZ

Reference (Deposit): CREASEY, 1967, USGS BULL 1218

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, 1941, ABM BULL 148

Reference (Deposit): DALE, 1959, USBM RI 5516


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