Boggs mine

former gold-silver-copper-zinc mine of asbestos in Yavapai county, AZ

Geologic information

Name of siteBoggs mine
Developmentformer gold-silver-copper-zinc mine
StateAZ
CountyYavapai
Geographic location:-112.258, 34.452
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Fibrous mineralveinlike masses of white coarse quartz, surrounded by rims of garnet, epidote, and a fine felted radiating amphibole"" Lindgren (1926, p. 140)
Associated mineralsquartz
garnet
epidote
sphalerite
arsenopyrite
calcite
bournonite
Host rock typesschist
Geologic map unit-112.258, 34.452
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Reference information

Lindgren, Waldemar, 1926, Ore deposits of the Jerome and Bradshaw Mountains quadrangles, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 782, 192 p., 23 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b782]
Galbraith, F.W., 1947, Minerals of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin No. 153, 101 p.
Anderson, C.A., and Blacet, P.M., 1972, Precambrian geology of the northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1336, 82 p., 2 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1336]