Old Timer Mine

Producer in Pima county in Arizona, United States with commodities Silver, Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10026804
MRDS ID M000347
Record type Site
Current site name Old Timer Mine
Related records 10259305

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -111.93182, 32.06178 (WGS84)
Elevation 771
Relative position 8 1/2 MILES W OF COMOBABI
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Pima

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 016S 004E 03 Arizona

Comments on the location information

  • SW 1/4 SECTION 3 . PAPAGO INDIAN RESERVATION.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Copper Secondary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Silver Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -111.93182, 32.06178

Ore body information

  • General form LENSES

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fissure Zone

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1946
Year of last production 1949

Comments on the production information

  • FEW TONS PRODUCED 1946 - 1949 .

Comments on the workings information

  • INCLINE SHAFT AND PIT

Comments on development

  • OPERATORS INCLUDED EARNEST RANDOLPH, PICACHO MINES, INC.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M000347
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0040190344

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KEITH, S. B., 1974 , INDEX OF MINING PROPERTIES IN PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 189 , P. 112

  • Production

    ABM BULLETIN 189 , P. 112

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1979 Johnson, Kris H. (Creasey, S.C.) U.S. Geological Survey