Geology of the Christmas copper mine, Gila County, Arizona by N. P. Peterson

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  • Geology -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Copper mines and mining -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Ore deposits -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Geology, Economic -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Copper ores -- Arizona -- Gila County.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Arizona -- Gila County.

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An exploration of the ore deposits, in mine workings and by diamond drilling.

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Statementby Nels P. Peterson and Roger W. Swanson.
SeriesGeological Survey bulletin -- 1027-H, A contribution to economic geology, Contributions to economic geology
ContributionsSwanson, Roger Warren, 1914-
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 351-373 p. :
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22974306M

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Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Banner Mining District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Gila Co., Arizona, USA: A former surface and underground Cu-Au-Ag-Mo-Bi-Pb-Zn-Be-W occurrence/mine with garnet abrasive, wollastonite and iron, located in the NW¼ sec.

29 & in sec. 30, T4S, R16E, 8 miles N of Winkleman, Gila County this from a library. Geology of the Christmas copper mine, Gila County, Arizona. [N P Peterson; Roger Warren Swanson; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A study of the geology of the Christmas mine near Globe, Arizona, includes a pocket containing several detailed maps.

GEOLOGY OF THE CHRISTMAS COPPER MINE GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA By NEJLS P. PETEKSON and EOGER W. SWANSON ABSTRACT The Christmas copper mine is in the Banner mining district, Gila County, Arizona. It is 8 miles north of Winkelman and 22 miles south of Globe. The mine was opened in ; to the end of it had produced ab, pounds of Author: Nels P.

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Arizona Bureau of Mines Geological Survey Bulletin H. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, Tags. The Christmas quadrangle is bounded by long °30' W. and °45' W. and lat 33° N. and 33° 15' N. The Gila County-Final County boundary follows the Gila River diagonally through the quadrangle the north side of the river in Gila County and the south side in Final by: Christmas is an uninhabited mining community in Gila County, Arizona, United mine which led to creation of the town was staked on Christmas Dayprompting the name.

During the three decades in which the town's post office operated it was a popular destination for holiday mail seeking a "Christmas" mine is also the location where the minerals apachite, junitoite County: Gila.

The Christmas copper deposit, located in southern Gila County, Arizona, is part of the major porphyry copper province of southwestern North America.

Although Christmas is known for skarn deposits in Paleozoic carbonate rocks, ore-grade porphyry-type copper mineralization also occurs in a composite granodioritic intrusive complex and adjacent mafic volcanic country rocks. All mines in Gila County, Arizona (Facility) Cyprus Miami Copper Refinery Christmas Underground Mine.

Christopher Mtn Hematite. Circle Ranch Magnetite-Hematite. Claims M S Silver Butte Copper Mine. Silver Creek Mine. Silver King. Arizona copper economic geology metasomatic rocks Gila County Arizona mineral deposits, genesis United States metals metamorphic rocks skarn You do not Cited by: 7.

Behind the latter is the Cuprite shaft and Copper Hill. Black Peak lies against the sky to the left. Gila County, Arizona. June Copper mineralization is hosted in faulted carbonates, quartzite and diabase exposed at Grey Mine.

Plate B in U.S. Geological Survey, Geology of the Globe Copper District, Arizona by F.L. Ransome (Professional. CHRISTMAS MINE Gila County KAP WR6/20/ Mrs JohnMediz of Copper City Rock Shop in Globe reported that they have a contract with I~piration Consolidated Copper Company to produce mineral specimens and gem material from all of Inspiration holdings in Size: 4MB.

Hamburg Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mountains La Paz County, Arizona 6 x x 2 cm $ 25 Small, but brilliant, well defined orange - red crystals on a gray or black and white matrix: Vanadinite Mineral # Apache Mine, Hills District, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona x 4 x 4 cm $ Copper mining in Arizona, a state of the United States, has been a major industry since the 19th Arizona was the leading copper-producing state in the US, producing thousand metric tons of copper, worth a record $ a's copper production was 60% of the total for the United States.

Copper mining also produces gold and silver as y: United States. Historical Side Note: Minerals of Arizona, Third Edition, p states that the 79 Mine was claimed in Pinal County. This is correct. When it was claimed inGila County did not exist yet. Gila County was created in from parts of Maricopa and Pinal Counties shifting.

Mining In Gila County, Arizona Overview K USGS records of mines in Gila County, Arizona. Copper, Silver, Gold, Asbestos 16, 6, 10,74 32 9 Hayden Gila Ariz 5, 13,79 49 10 Christmas Gila Ariz 5, 13,79 49 12 Winkelman Gila.

Christmas Mine Tour. Field Trip Leader: Randy White, Freeport-McMoRan. Tour Description: AGS Members and their guests are invited to visit Freeport-McMoRan’s Christmas porphyry copper deposit in Gila County, Christmas deposit (and former Christmas Mine and abandoned townsite) are situated at the southeastern end of the Dripping Springs Mountains.

Apachite is a copper silicate mineral with a general formula of Cu 9 Si 10 O 29 11H 2 O. The name is associated with the Apache tribe residents of the area near the Christmas copper mine in the Dripping Spring Mountains of Gila County, Arizona, the location where apachite was first described in Apachite has monoclinic crystal symmetry, displaying 3 axes of unequal length with two of Category: Silicate mineral.

Geology of Arizona Second Edition by Dale Nations and Edmund Stump/ pages/paper/ISBN: Taking one look at the geologic map of Arizona, you will see the complex patterns of colors and symbols that represent rocks of many types, origins, and ages that are present throughout the by: Gila County, fine specimen found on Ash Creek, 35 miles north-east of Globe, and in massive serpentine at a location 20 miles west of Globe.

AZURITE (hyrdous carbonate of copper). Cochise County, was abundant at Copper Queen mine, Bisbee district. The finest specimens of Azurite"in many museums have come from this Size: 6MB.

Gila County, AZ Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Gila County, AZ. Geology of the Fortuna Mine, Yuma County, Arizona by Stephen M.

Richard, Charles Ferguson, Steven Skotnicki Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report Revised May, Arizona Geological Survey W. Congress, Suite #, Tucson, Arizona This report is preliminary and has not been edited.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Arizona Mining Review: Living Superior, Arizona: from to with Dr. Joaquin Trujillo. After returning from service abroad insociologist and ethnologist Joaquin Trujillo jumped on a motorcycle to tour Arizona’s copper corridor.

Early one morning he arrived in Superior, Arizona, home of the former Magma Mine (s to ). Gila County, AZ Copper mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information.

US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Gila County, AZ. Connoisseur's Choice: Kinoite, Christmas Mine, Gila County, Arizona Article in Rocks & Minerals 87(1) January with 12 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Robert B.

Cook. GENERAL COUNTY REFERENCES Anderson, CA.,Arizona and adjacent New Mexico, in Ridge, J.D., ed., Ore deposits of the United States, (Graton-Sales Volume File Size: 15MB.

New Development at the Christmas Mine, Gila County, Arizona (5 plates are in this report). Progress report on investigation of some Cretaceous-Tertiary formations in Southeastern Arizona. Geology of the Point of Pines area, San Carlos Indian Reservations, Graham county, Arizona.

The Mineral Park Molybdenum Deposit is a surface mining operation. Initial production took place in Mine operations consist of surface workings extending hectares (2, acres).

There is one known shaft. The mining method is bench (berm). Mine capacity in was mt ore/day with a production unit cost of 2 $/mt ore. Arizona is considered a model for porphyry copper-gold and massive base metal-gold sulfide deposits because of the many deposits. So many were found in Arizona that a book edited by Titley and Hicks () was required reading in all mineral deposits and economic geology classes in : The Gem Hunter.

Such deposits are found at the Christmas mine, the London-Arizona property, the Schneider group and the Gold-Copper, Seventy-nine, Apex and Columbia mines. These types of deposits are recorded in the Naco, Abriosa and Martin limestones, the Troy quartzite, and in the Mescal limestone and in diabase.

in Gila County, Arizona, about 24 miles south of Globe, 17 miles north and west of Winkelman, 10 miles west of Christmas, a station on Southern Pacific Railroad. It consists of six unpatented mining claims, an area of about acres. The country rock consists of lime. The Copper Creek area, part of the Bunker Hill District, Pinal County, Arizona, lies on the west side of the Galiuro Mountains, 75 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of Tucson.

The district lies in the heart of the southwestern U.S. porphyry copper province, at the intersection of important belts of deposits trending NW-SE (Miami-Globe, Resolution, Ray, [ ]. Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing copper mining methods and costs in Gila County, Arizona.

As stated in the introduction, "this report reviews the underground mining method with emphasis on data and mechanics of block caving as exposed by the open-pit work. It describes the current operating and engineering practice in the open-pit mine with particular emphasis on physical Cited by: 1.

Cyprus Troodos Chromite specimen geology rock sample: 1 Piece of hand picked chromite from the Kokkinorotsos chromite mine, located about 2 km north of Mount Olympus (Nicosia dist16 pins.

A Holocene ore body of copper oxides and carbonates at Ray, Arizona C. PhillipsCited by: 4. GENERALIZED GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITSOF THE WARREN MINING DISTRICT. Over the years, a number of very capable individuals and groups studied the geology of Bisbee beginning with Fredrick Ransome in whose excellent work served as the basis for subsequent efforts by Bonillas, Tenney, and Feuchere published inCarl Trischka’s work inas well as that of Bryant and.

Geology of the Gila Wilderness - Silver City Area Editors Greg Mack James Witcher Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico Virginia T. McLemore 40 Role of the Santa Rita-Hanover axis in the development and preservation of the Chino ore body Wolfgang E.

Elston 43 logical Survey, the Arizona and New Mexico Bureaus of File Size: 2MB. Geology often presents surprises. Such is the case with the copper deposits near Green Valley, south of Tucson. The Pima Mining District contains several copper mines that stretch 20 miles from Green Valley to near Tucson, Arizona.

From south to north, these mines are Sierrita-Esperanza, Twin Buttes, Pima-Mission, San Xavier, and Saginaw Hill.

The deposits.A website dedicated to the minerals, mining, miners and geology of Bisbee, Arizona.Mining Ruins, Globe, Arizona Copper Hill Mill Site The copper hill mill site offers many ruins, some on private property and a lot of hiking to see all.

The mill is large with an underground passage that has a few tunnels, but you will need a good headlamp or flash light to see anything.

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