Desert Rose

The Desert Rose is a manganese mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,280 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: Desert Rose  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,280 Feet (695 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 33.7192, -113.15420

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Satelite image of the Desert Rose

Desert Rose MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Desert Rose
Secondary: Black Bart
Secondary: Twentieth Century


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa


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

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Ownership

Owner Name: Rico Mining Co.
Info Year: 1958

Owner Name: Buell, Al
Info Year: 1958


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


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): USGS 15 BIG HORN MTS MAP

Reference (Deposit): ADMR WHITING MILL FILE


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