Camino Mine

The Camino Mine is a lead mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 1,650 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: Camino Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 1,650 Feet (503 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 32.58278, -111.90833

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Camino Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Camino Mine
Secondary: Monarch Mine
Secondary: Orphan
Secondary: El Camino


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1947
Year Last Production: 1956
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Volcanic Rocks Underlie Limestone In Mine Area, Nw Trending Fault In Mine Area


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Development): 4 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, PREVIOUS OPERATORS INCLUDE SOUTHWEST DESERT ENTERPRISES (JOE MENAUGH AND GEORGE WILSON), SOUTHERN ARIZONA MINES, FRED ANDRADE. PRODUCTION REPORTED UNDER MINE NAME OF MONARCH IN 1950'S

Comment (Deposit): MAIN VEIN IS 6 INCHES TO 24 INCHES WIDE

Comment (Workings): 1 INCLINED SHAFT (128 FT DEEP) WITH WORKINGS AT 50 AND 120 FT LEVELS; 2 OLD SHAFTS (200 FT DEEP EACH)

Comment (Geology): ESCABROSA LIMESTONE PROBABLE HOST, MARTIN LIMESTONE OUTCROPS NEAR MINE.

Comment (Commodity): MINOR WULFENITE REPORTED, ADMR 1952

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1979)


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS MF-934

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT CLIPPINGS FILES

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA

Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILE DATA


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