Huachuca Mountains

Past Producer in Cochise county in Arizona, United States with commodity Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10008524
MRDS ID D000755
Record type Site
Current site name Huachuca Mountains
Alternate or previous names Tungsten Reef Mine
Related records 10258542

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.28399, 31.43347 (WGS84)
Elevation 2210
Relative position IN HUACHUCA MTS. S OF CARR CANYON AND ABOUT 12 MI. W OF HEREFORD.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Cochise

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 023S 020E 14,15 Arizona

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.28399, 31.43347

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on the production information

  • WORKED 1916-1918 AND 1935-1943. OUTPUT APPROX. 12,000 UNITS OF WO3, OF WHICH 6,779 UNITS CAME FROM 13,694 TONS TREATED 1935-43.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000755

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.

  • Deposit

    WILSON., E.D., 1941, ARIZ. UNIV. BULL. VOL. 12, NO. 2.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1973 Elliott, James E. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-MAY-1995 Orris, Greta J. U.S. Geological Survey