Golden Rose Mine

Past Producer in Santa Cruz county in Arizona, United States with commodities Lead, Copper, Silver, Gold, Molybdenum, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10026974
MRDS ID M001445
Record type Site
Current site name Golden Rose Mine
Related records 10283412

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.77679, 31.38931 (WGS84)
Elevation 1372
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Santa Cruz

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 024S 016E 36 NE4 OF NE4 Arizona

Comments on the location information

  • IN PROVIDENCIA CANYON IN PATAGONIA MOUNTAINS; CORONADO NATIONAL FO REST; 1 MI NW OF BUENA VISTA MINE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1979

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Copper Primary
Silver Primary
Gold Secondary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Antimony Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Molybdenite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Specularite Ore
Stephanite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Wall Rock Is Strongly Altered; Diorite At Surface Is Weathered Dow N

Analytical data

Result SAID TO AVERAGE $12.50/T IN 1915

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Comoro Canyon Granite
    Rock description Comoro Canyon Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.77679, 31.38931

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional E-W And Ne-Trending Quartz Veins And Associated Bands Of Crushed, M Ineralized Rock In Fault Fissure Cutting Quartz Monzonite
Local Ore Contained In Crudely Banded Gangue Of Quartz And Altered Rock Which Is More Or Less Porous And Honeycombed

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR, SHOOTS
    Strike N70E
    Dip 80S
    Width 3.66M
    Length 6.1M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Near Contact Of Syenodiorite And Granite

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Patagonia District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Greenwill-Arizona Mining Co.
    First year 1915

Production statistics

  • Year 1920
    Period 1915-1920
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^27% Pb, 1.87% Cu, 23 Oz/T Ag, 0.02 Oz/T Au
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Ore Silver Silver 649g/mt
    Ore Gold Gold 1g/mt
    Ore Copper Copper 2wt-pct
    Major Ore Lead Lead 27wt-pct

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 60.96M
    Overall depth 30.48M

Comments on the workings information

  • SHAFTS & TUNNELS 10-80 FT DEEP, A 100 FT SHAFT AND A FEW HUNDRED FEET OF DRIFTS & CROSSCUTS

Comments on development

  • 3 UNPATENTED CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M001445
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0040230202

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SCHRADER & HILL, 1910, USGS BULL 430

  • Deposit

    SCHRADER, 1915, USGS BULL 582

  • Deposit

    SIMONS, 1974, USGS MAP I-762

  • Deposit

    ABM FILE DATA

  • Deposit

    ABGMT FILES, STANTON B. KEITH

  • Deposit

    USBM FILES, GOLDEN ROSE MINE

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THIS REPORT WAS TAKEN FROM RECORD M001445 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENU M FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEODORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit DEPOSITS ARE CONTAINED IN 16-20 FT LODE; ORE SHOOTS WITHIN LODE A VERAGE 3 FT WIDE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1983 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-MAY-1982 Calder, Susan R. U.S. Geological Survey