New York and Arizona Gold Mines

The New York and Arizona Gold Mines is a silver mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,678 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: New York and Arizona Gold Mines  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 4,678 Feet (1,426 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 33.07222, -109.40944

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New York and Arizona Gold Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New York and Arizona Gold Mines
Secondary: Cansler Mine
Secondary: Buzzard Shadow Group


Commodity

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


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee
District: Copper Mountain District


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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Cansler, D. M.
Years: 1941 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1921
Year Last Production: 1937
Discovery Year: 1901
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Ne Trending Granite Porphyry Dikes; Alternating Sandstone And Shale Beds Form Irregular Areas Almost Entirely Surrounded By Morenci Granite Porphyry

Type: L
Description: Contact Deposits With General E-W Strike


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Distinct Contact Metamorphic Zone Between Limestones And Porphyry Associated With A Hardening Of Sedimentary Layers And Substanital Development Of Epidote And Magnetite


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age in Years: 55.200000+-1.700000
Age Young: Tertiary


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Orthoclase


Comments

Comment (Deposit): 30 UNPATENTED CLAIMS TOTALLING 600 ACRES PLUS A 150-ACRE MILL SITE; PROPERTY INCLUDED 4 ORE BODIES OF WHICH THE BUZZARD SHADOW IS THE EASTERNMOST

Comment (Geology): GOLD OCCURS FREE AS WELL AS COMBINED IN CU AND FE SULFIDES; LONGFELLOW LIMESTONES ARE EXTENSIVELY EXPOSED IN THIS REGION; MORENCI PORPHYRY IS NOT MUCH ALTERRED BUT IS GREATLY DISINTEGRATED; PRINCIPAL REGIONAL PORPHYRITIC INTURSIONS PARALLEL PLANES OF SEDIMENTATION WHICH DIP 10-30 SW; REGIONAL FAULTING PRIOR TO INTRUSION AND MINERALIZATION

Comment (Location): NORTH OF GOLD GULCH; CLAIMS COVER NW QUARTER OF SECTION 19; ABOVE LOCATION COORDINATES DESCRIBE ADIT NEAR UNNAMED GULCH DRAINING DIRECTLY INTO EAGLE CREEK AND BELOW BUZZARD'S SHADOW MINE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1973)

Comment (Development): OPERATORS INCLUDED NEW YORK AND ARIZONA GOLD AND COPPER CO, D.M. CANSLER, HARY CANSLER, G.I. PACE, HOME COPPER CO, JOHN C. MOLDER

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPMENTS INCLUDED 3 TUNNELS (LENGHTS 100 FT, 450 FT, 600 FT) PLUS THE LILLIAN TUNNEL OF 1800 FT; 5 SHAFTS (INCLUDING THE 260 FT ARGENTINE SHAFT, 80 FT LOUISE SHAFT, 72 FT JENSEN SHAFT); SMALL STOPES AND PITS; WINZES TO 100 FT DEPTH; FREE MILLING GOLD ORE ON SURFACE


References

Reference (Deposit): BENNETT, 1975, GEOLOGY AND ORIGIN OF THE BRECCIAS IN THE MORENCI-METCALF DISTRICT, GREENLEE COUNTY, AZ: MS THESIS UNIV OF AZ, 153 P.

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT CLIPPINGS FILE, UNDER NEW YORK AND ARIZONA GOLD AND COPPER CO

Reference (Deposit): ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES FILE DATA, NEW YORK AND ARIZONA GROUP

Reference (Deposit): STEVENS, H.J., 1912-1913, THE COPPER HANDBOOK, VOL XI, PAGE 444, HOME COPPER CO

Reference (Deposit): STEVENS, H.J., 1911, THE COPPER HANDBOOK, VOL. X, PAGES 1293-1294, NEW YORK-ARIZONA GOLD AND COPPER CO.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 43 (1905)

Reference (Deposit): ABGMT-USBM FILE DATA