Silver Cloud Mine

Producer in Cochise county in Arizona, United States with commodities Silver, Gold, Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10048227
MRDS ID M800321
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Cloud Mine
Related records 10234065

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.95538, 31.8393 (WGS84)
Elevation 1707
Relative position APPROX 1 1/2 MI SW OF BLACK DIAMOND PEAK
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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 018S 023E 25 W2 OF CENTER Arizona

Comments on the location information

  • INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1979)


Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary
Lead Secondary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Bisbee Group Limestone
    Rock description Bisbee Group Limestone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.95538, 31.8393

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Complex Tertiary Faulting Of Paleozoic And Cretaceous Sediments, Tertiary Intrusives Beds Strike Nw, Dip Ne (Variable Dip)
Local East Dipping, Nw Trending Thrust Sheets,:Steep Dipping To Overturned Cretaceous Beds

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Along Faults In Bisbee Group

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1921
Year of last production 1934

Mining district

District name Middle Pass District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the workings information


Comments on development


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M800321
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0040030210

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ARIZ BUR MINES BULL 187, P. 69

  • Deposit

    USGS PP 281

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1982 Gest, Don E. Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology