Indian Springs Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10088903
MRDS ID M899856
Record type Site
Current site name Indian Springs Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.97319, 33.17148 (WGS84)
Elevation 792
Location accuracy 100(meters)
Relative position 2 MILES SW OF SCOTT MOUNTAIN (ELV. 5096), To Center Of Claim Located In Fig. 15, Usgs Pp 115,P.102
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Pinal

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 003S 013E 13 CENTER Arizona

Comments on the location information

  • INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1979)

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite > Diabase
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.97319, 33.17148

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Ne Trending Fault Through Mine Area, Connects To N Trending Broken Hill Fault System

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Comments on the geologic information

  • HOST ROCK UNKNOWN, BUT MINERALIZATION IS RELATED TO CRET-PALEO INTRUSIONS IN AREA, SUCH AS AT RAY MINE 1 MILE W.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place
Year of first production 1928
Year of last production 1929

Mining district

District name Mineral Creek District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Vanncurer And Porter , P. A. Schilling
    First year 1929

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M899856

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RANSOME, F.L., 1919, U.S.G.S., P.P. 115, P. 102

  • Deposit

    USBM-ABGMT PRODUCTION DATA FILE

  • Deposit

    ABGMT CLIPPINGS FILE DATA

  • Deposit

    USGS MAP GQ 1021,1971.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-FEB-82 Laraba, Peter (Gest, Don E.) Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology