Deen Mine

The Deen Mine is a copper mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,100 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: Deen Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 3,100 Feet (945 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.03639, -111.02806

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Deen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Deen Mine
Secondary: Pay Day
Secondary: Junction


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Tommy Deen,
Years: 1961 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1948
Year Last Production: 1961
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Dikes And Fault Fissures Trend Both Ew And Nw In District

Type: L
Description: E-W Fissures And Rhyodacite Porphyry Dike In Mine Area


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyodacite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Rhyodacite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION REPORTED AS PAY DAY (WITH OPERATORS DEEN, DEEN AND DANIELS) HAS BEEN INCLUDED FOR THIS MINE ON ABGMT-USBM PRODUCTION FILE

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

Comment (Development): OPERATED BY LEO WALL AND DUDLEY WALKER, 1948-1950, DEEN AND DANIELS AND DEEN, 1956-1961

Comment (Deposit): USBM FILES SHOW DEEN AND JUNCTION TO BE SYNONYMS. THIS ENTRY AND ABGMT-USBM PRODUCTION IS FOR GROUP OF CLAIMS IN SW 1/4 SECTION 33. DEEN CLAIMS EXTEND INTO NW OF SE 1/4, SECTION 33. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM FILE DATA

Reference (Deposit): USGS MAP GQ 1206, 1975.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA


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