Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle is a copper mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,701 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: Emerald Isle  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 3,701 Feet (1,128 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 35.3636, -114.19140

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Emerald Isle MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Emerald Isle


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Arizona
County: Mohave


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: El Paso Mining And Milling
Info Year: 1973


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1990
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE MINE SUSPENDED OPERATIONS 9-93 AND REMAINED ON CARE AND MAINTENANCE IN 1995.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MINE IS ON CARE AND MAINTENANCE, 1995.


References

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS,B.,ECON.GEOLOGY,VOL.44,NO8,P700-703

Reference (Deposit): MALACH,R.,MOHAVE CO.MINES,1977,P55

Reference (Deposit): U.S.B.M. RI 8236, 1977.

Reference (Deposit): NORTHERN MINER, 1/14/91, P.6.

Reference (Deposit): AMERICAN METAL MARKET, 12/16/91, P.2,16.

Reference (Deposit): CHRYSOCOLLA

Reference (Deposit): ARIMETCO INTERNATIONAL INC., 1993 ANNUAL REPORT, P.7.

Reference (Deposit): SW PAY DIRT, 9-94, P.17A.

Reference (Deposit): PAY DIRT, 9-89, P.17B.

Reference (Deposit): THE NORTHERN MINER, 8-6-90, P.13.

Reference (Deposit): THE NORTHERN MINER, 1-14-91, P.6.

Reference (Deposit): THE NORTHERN MINER, 10-11-93, P.14.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): SOUTHWESTERN PAY DIRT, 7/95, P.3A.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): ARIMETCO INTERNATIONAL INC. 1995 ANNUAL REPORT, P.10.

Reference (Deposit): ADMR MOHAVE CARD FILE

Reference (Deposit): MOHAVE CUSTOM MILL PROJ. CARD FILE

Reference (Deposit): DINGS,M.,USGS 978-E,P149-153

Reference (Deposit): WEEDS,M.,MINES HANDBK.,VOL.XIII,P367

Reference (Deposit): MCCUTCHAN,V.,AZ.STATE MINE INSP.RPT,1973,P13


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