Table Mountain Mine

The Table Mountain Mine is a copper, silver, and gold mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,760 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.

Mine Info

Name: Table Mountain Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 4,760 Feet (1,451 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 32.81694, -110.48528

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Table Mountain Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Table Mountain Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Vanadium
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal
District: Table Mountain District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Mollie Morgan, Evelyn Sandstrom, Mattie Young, Marion Gills
Years: 1964 -


Production

Year: 1928
Time Period: Prior To 1928
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^14% Cu - Crude Ore
Year: 1900
Time Period: 1898-1900
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^7-9% Cu, $4/T Au


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1877
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
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: TABULAR, SPORADIC AND IRREGULAR PODS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Nnw Trending Block Faulting

Type: L
Description: Vertical Fault Zones In Limestone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORE ON DUMP ASSAYED 2-3% CU, 0.5-0.6 OZ/T AG, 0.14-0.15 OZ/T AU. SORTED CHRYSOCOLLA AVERAGES 20-25% CU. SLAG ASSAYED 2.4% CU & 0.02 OZ/T AU. VEIN IN ADIT ASSAYED 3-4% PB, 1-2% VANADIC OXIDE, 2-3 OZ/T AG AND $5-18/T AU.


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Willemite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Vanadinite
Ore: Wulfenite
Ore: Conichalcite
Ore: Mimetite
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR SYCAMORE CANYON. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1979

Comment (Development): FIRST PROSPECTED FOR GOLD; 12 PATENTED CLAIMS.

Comment (Deposit): SOME VEINS ARE ALONG FRACTURES. ORE FOUND IN JASPEROID LAYER UP T O 100 FT THICK.

Comment (Workings): ADITS AND DRIFTS. MAIN ADIT CAVED 200 FT FROM PORTAL

Comment (Geology): ESCABROSA UNCONFORMABLY OVERLAIN BY GALIURO VOLCANICS. OXIDATION PROBABLY PRECEEDED ANDESITE FLOWS. DEPOSIT MAY BE EXOTIC/SECONDARILY DERIVED FROM EROSION OF NEARBY DEPOSITS.

Comment (Deposit): THIS REPORT REPRESENTS A MERGER OF ORIGINAL RECORD M050053 WITH RE CORD M030469 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENUM FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEOD ORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: LATE 1870'S


References

Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.

Reference (Deposit): PEIRCE, H.W., 1990, ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INDUSTRIAL MINERALS CARD FILE.

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Production): SIMONS, 1964

Reference (Deposit): SIMONS, 1964, USGS PP 461.

Reference (Deposit): KUHN, 1941, ECON GEOL V. 46, P. 512-538.


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