The Tyro Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,799 feet.
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Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 35.22722, -114.44972
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Tyro Mine MRDS details
Primary: Tyro Mine
District: Union Pass District
Owner Name: Dennis Poynter
Years: 1977 -
Owner Name: The Equitable Corp.
Home Office: Las Vegas, Nv.
Years: 1981 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year Last Production: 1943
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: STRINGER LODE
Description: Nw To Nnw Trending Normal Faulting
Description: Tert Flows Strike Nw, Dip 30-40 Ne, And Overlie Prec Granite And Gneiss
Analytical Data: AVERAGED 0.3 OZ. AU/TON, SOME AREAS 11 OZ AU, 56 OZ AG/TON
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :01, 49?
Comment (Development): THREE PATENTED CLAIMS; PREVIOUS OWNERS AND OPERATORS INCLUDE W.E. WHALLEY AND C.F. WEEKS (1934), J.R. RUSSELL, P.F. WHITE, S.R. DAVIS, AND S.W. BASANKO (1902), GOLD STANDARD MINES (1941), TYRO MINE CO.
Comment (Workings): SHAFT WITH DRIFTING ON 200 FT LEVEL AND A NEWER ADIT 175 FT LONG WITH CROSSCUTS OF 75 FT AND DRIFTS OF 100 FT; SOME STOPING; OPEN PIT STARTED BY EQUITABLE CORP.
Comment (Geology): SMALL POCKETS OF RICHER THAN AVERAGE ORE FOUND ASSOCIATED WITH IRON AND MANGANESE OXIDES.
Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA.
Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILE DATA.
Reference (Deposit): NIEMUTH, N.J., 1987, ARIZONA MINERAL DEVELOPMENT 1984-1986: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES DIRECTORY 29, 46 P.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Reserve-Resource): NIEMUTH, 1987.
Reference (Deposit): WILSON, E.D., 1934, ARIZONA LODE GOLD MINES AND GOLD MINING: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 137, P. 106.
Reference (Deposit): LAUSEN, C., 1931, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE OATMAN AND KATHERINE DISTRICTS, ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 131, P. 131.
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C., 1909, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CERBAT RANGE, BLACK MOUNTAINS, AND THE GRAND WASH CLIFFS, MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.G.S. BULL. 397, P. 206.
Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 6901, 1936, P. 48-50.
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