Aricana Mining Corp

The Aricana Mining Corp is a copper mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,499 feet.

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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: Aricana Mining Corp  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.1167, -109.29310

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Aricana Mining Corp MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Aricana Mining Corp
Secondary: Amax Inc.
Secondary: Polaris Group
Secondary: Parrot Group
Secondary: King Mtn. Group
Secondary: Victory Mining Co
Secondary: Golden Eagle and Phonolite Tunnel
Secondary: Evans Point Gold Placers


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee


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

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Essex
Home Office: Indiana
Info Year: 1980

Owner Name: Amax Inc.
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1980

Owner Name: Banner Mining Co.
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1962


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): DOCKET 36 DEC 7 1970 P 282-292 BANNER AMAX TO ESSEX,GREENLEE

Reference (Deposit): PATENTED MINING CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SECTIONS 35,36,31.,2,1,6

Reference (Deposit): 11,12,7 (31 16 IN R30E T 3S) (6 AND 7 ARE IN R30E T4S)

Reference (Deposit): USGS CLIFTON QUAD

Reference (Deposit): ADMR POLARIS GROUP FILE

Reference (Deposit): ADMR U FILE

Reference (Deposit): ADMR INFO

Reference (Deposit): SKILLINGS MINING REVIEW'THE STORY OF BANNER MINING CO'FEB 22

Reference (Deposit): 1969

Reference (Deposit): COE AND VAN LOO CONSULTING ENGINEERS FILE

Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DISTRICT SHEET 848,847,839,837,838

Reference (Deposit): COUNTY RECORDERS OFFICE-ELIZABETH TEA


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