Hillside Mine

Producer in Yavapai county in Arizona, United States with commodities Lead, Gold, Copper, Zinc, Silver, Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10027619
MRDS ID M003538
Record type Site
Current site name Hillside Mine
Related records 10210277

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -113.21021, 34.63671 (WGS84)
Elevation 945
Relative position 2 MILES NW OF LAWLER PEAK
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Yavapai

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 015N 009W 21 NW OF NE OF NW Arizona

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Silver Secondary
Uranium Secondary
Vanadium Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Argentite Ore
Cerargyrite Ore
Chalcocite Ore
Covellite Ore
Galena Ore
Hemimorphite Ore
Malachite Ore
Pitchblende Ore
Pyrite Ore
Silver Ore
Smithsonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Fluorite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) None

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Rock unit name Lawler Peak Granite;Quartz Monzonite Porphyry Dikes
    Rock description Lawler Peak Granite;Quartz Monzonite Porphyry Dikes
  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist > Mica Schist
    Rock unit name Hillside Mica Schist
    Rock description Hillside Mica Schist
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -113.21021, 34.63671

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Foliation In Shcist Trends N-S To N20w; Major N-S Trending Faults
Local Veins Parallel Quartz Monzonite Porphyry Dikes Or Faults

Ore body information

  • Strike N 07 E
    Dip 77 W
    Depth to bottom 304.8M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 1.22M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Faulting, Shearing

Comments on the geologic information

  • DEPOSIT IS QUARTZ VEIN THAT CUTS PROTEROZOIC QUARTZ-MICA SCHIST AND MUSCOVITE-GRANITE; VEINS ARE UNRELATED AND YOUNGER THAN GRANITE, BUT ARE GENETICALLY RELATED TO QUARTZ MONZONITE PORPHYRY DIKES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Eureka District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Production statistics

  • Year 1951
    Period 1887 - 1951
    Material AU
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^0.18 Oz/Ton
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Gold Gold 5g/mt
  • Year 1951
    Period 1887 - 1951
    Material AG
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^4.1 Oz/Ton
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 116g/mt
  • Year 1951
    Period 1901 - 1951
    Material CU
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^0.3 %
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Copper Copper 0wt-pct

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 4876.8M
    Overall depth 233.17M

Comments on development

  • CONTAINS THREE CLAIMS; CAMP, SEVEN STARS, HAPPY JACK

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M003538

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANDERSON, C.A., 1955 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BAGDAD AREA, YAVAPAI COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.G.S. PROF. PAPER 278 , P. 83

  • Deposit

    WILSON, E.D., 1934 , ARIZONA LODE GOLD MINES AND GOLD MINING: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 137 , P. 24

  • Deposit

    AM MIN, 1951, V. 36, P. 1-22

  • Deposit

    USAEC RM0-679, 1950

  • Production

    U.S.G.S. 278 , P. 84

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VEIN STRIKE VARIES FROM N10W-N25E

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1972 Gere, W. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-MAR-1979 Johnson, Kris H. (Creasey, S.C.) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-NOV-1981 Laraba, Peter (Dewitt, Ed) U.S. Geological Survey