Scott Lead Prospect

The Scott Lead Prospect is a lead mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.

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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: Scott Lead Prospect  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 33.68111, -112.97667

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Scott Lead Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Scott Lead Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Osborn District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Frank Cramer
Years: 1945 -

Owner Name: Frank Kramer
Years: 1945 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENSE


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG 6% PB, 7 OZ AG, .03 OZ AU/TON


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): EAST SIDE OF BIG HORN MTNS AND NW OF BELMONT MTNS. INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)

Comment (Development): THIS PROPERTY INCLUDES 8 UNPATENTED CLAIMS. 2 RECENTLY DRILLED EXPLORATION FOLES OF UNKNOWN DEPTH (1985).

Comment (Deposit): 2 MAIN VEINS, INTERSECT TO FORM A TRUE Y. VEINS ARE QUARTZ 3 TO 4 FT WIDE. TRACED 500 FT ON SURFACE BY PITS, CUTS, AND SHAFTS. MINOR AMOUNTS OF CUPRO-DESCLOIZITE ON OUTCROP. ALLEN, 1985, P. 116, SAYS THAT MINERALIZATION OCCURS AS A 32 M LONG VEIN THAT RANGES FROM 1 TO 2.5 M WIDE , AND VARIES FROM A N55W STRIKE AND 80NE DIP AT ITS SOUTHEAST END TO A N70W STRIKE AND 65NE DIP AT ITS NORTHWEST END. THE VEIN IS CORED BY 10 TO 40 CM OF BLACK CALCITE AND CONTAINS OUTER VEIN SELVAGES OF BANDED QUARTZ THAT IS 0.5 M THICK.

Comment (Workings): MAIN VEIN DEVELOPED BY SEVERAL OPEN PITS, A SHORT TUNNEL, AND AN 80 FT VERTICAL SHAFT WITH ONE COMPARTMENT AND A MANWAY SHAFT. THE 2 VEIN WAS PROSPECTED BY TRENCHING AND A SHAFT ON THE VEIN FOR 60 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S.B.M.CARD FILE.

Reference (Deposit): ADMR SCOTT LEAD FILE.

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 (Production): ALLEN, 1985, P. 116.


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