Fourth of July Mine

The Fourth of July Mine is a fluorine-fluorite mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,639 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: Fourth of July Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 4,639 Feet (1,414 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 32.86, -109.07530

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Fourth of July Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Fourth of July Mine
Secondary: Ellis Shaft
Secondary: Sydney
Secondary: Billingsley Fluorspar


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Tungsten


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee
District: Twin Peaks


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

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Producers Minerals Co.
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1975

Owner Name: Billingsley, Ben
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1975


Production

Year: 1942
Description: 1942 573 St Ore At 64% Caf2
Year: 1941
Time Period: 1937-41
Description: 1937-41 2600 St Ore At 65% Caf2


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Fluorite
Unknown: Psilomelane
Unknown: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Geology): BERTRANDITE IS ALSO PRESENT.


References

Reference (Deposit): TRACE 1947 MSGS STRATEGIC MIN INV PRELIM RPT 3-207 P 1-3 2 M

Reference (Deposit): ELEVATORSKI 1971 ARIZ FLUORSPAR A2 DPT MIN RES PHOENIX P 24

Reference (Deposit): AZ BUR MINES BULL 180 P 349-52 1968

Reference (Deposit): AZ BUR MINES CIRC 15 P 2-9 1950 WILSON

Reference (Deposit): AZ BUR MINES BULL 114 P 6 1921 ALLEN & BUTLER