The Black Crow Mine Group is a manganese mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,320 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: 2,320 Feet (707 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 33.78444, -113.07917
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Black Crow Mine Group MRDS details
Primary: Black Crow Mine Group
Secondary: J.M. Meadows
Secondary: House Claims
Secondary: Black Bear
District: Aguila District
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.
Owner Name: Susie Shorter
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1919
Year Last Production: 1930
Discovery Year: 1916
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Deposit): THERE ARE 3 PARALLEL VEINS 50 TO 250 FT APART, 2 TO 5 FT WIDE. ALL DIP STEEPLY S. BEST ORE IS LOCATED IN A LENTICULAR SHOOT AT 50 FT LEVEL.
Comment (Workings): THE WORKINGS ARE MOSTLY DISCOVERY SHAFTS, 10 FT. DEEP. ONE 50 FT SHAFT AND ONE 70 FT SHAFT.
Comment (Location): AT THE NE EDGE OF BIG HORN MOUNTAINS. THERE ARE 3 SIGHTS, THE LOCATED POINT FOR THE GROUP IS IN THE CENTER OF THEM. INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)
Comment (Development): OPERATORS INCLUDED: AGUILA MINING AND MILLING CORP., BOLLMAN AND TWENSTRU. CLAIMS INCLUDED: HOUSE CLAIMS PLUS 3 OTHERS.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): ALLEN, G.B., 1985, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BIG HORN MOUNTAINS OF WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL TECHNOLOGY OPEN-FILE REPORT 85-17, 140 P.
Reference (Deposit): USBM-FILE DATA-CLUSTER NO 641-BLACK CROW MINE.
Reference (Deposit): USBM-ABGMT FILE DATA.
Reference (Deposit): FARNHAM, L.L. AND STEWART, L.A., 1958, USBM IC 7843.
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