New York Mine

Past Producer in Pima county in Arizona, United States with commodities Lead, Copper, Silver, Zinc, Molybdenum, Antimony, Fluorine-Fluorite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103753
MRDS ID M050489
Record type Site
Current site name New York Mine
Alternate or previous names Beechman, Beuhman
Related records 10210641

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.72457, 31.93318 (WGS84)
Elevation 1244
Relative position 7 MI NE OF HELVETIA, 3/4 MI W OF CUPRITE.
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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 017S 016E 09 NE4 Arizona

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Copper Primary
Silver Primary
Zinc Secondary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Antimony Tertiary
Fluorine-Fluorite Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • SOME FLUORITE CONTAINS SB.

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Chrysocolla Ore
Galena Ore
Malachite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Calcite Gangue
Epidote Gangue
Fluorite Gangue
Garnet Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Partly Oxidized; Silicated Garnetiferous Limestone; Strongly Altered Shear Zone

Analytical data

Result ORE RANGED 2-4% CU.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.72457, 31.93318

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description 30-70 Ft Shear Zone Trends N10-25w And Dips 40w And To The N Trends N50-80w And Dips 45-60n

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR LENSES
    Strike NNW
    Dip 75SW
    Width 60.96M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Intrusive Porphyry-Limestone Contact, Shear Zones In Limestone Along Contact

Comments on the geologic information

  • SCHRADER INDICATES QUARTZ DIORITE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Helvetia-Rosemont District

Production statistics

  • Year 1920
    Period 1900-1920
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^6% Pb, 4% Cu, 20 Oz/T Ag
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Minor Ore Silver Silver 565g/mt
    Major Ore Copper Copper 4wt-pct
    Minor Ore Lead Lead 6wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCED SPORADICALLY IN EARLY 1900'S

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 182.88M
    Overall depth 152.4M

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 TUNNELS AND 2 SHAFTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M050489

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KEITH, 1974, ABM BULL 189, P. 127.

  • Deposit

    SCHRADER, 1915, USGS BULL 582, P. 137-138.

  • Deposit

    ABGMT FILE DATA.

  • Deposit

    PHILLIPS, K.A., 1987, ARIZONA INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES MINERAL REPORT 4, 185 P.

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

  • Production

    KEITH, 1974

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THIS REPORT REPRESENTS A MERGER OF ORIGINAL RECORD M050489 WITH RE CORD M000931 OF JAN WILT IN MOLYBDENUM FILE, CONTACT PERSON T.G. THEOD ORE, USGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit FLUORSPAR-QUARTZ VEINS AND LEAD ORES IN LIMESTONE-QUARTZ MONZONITE CONTACT.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1983 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-DEC-1992 Orris, Greta J. U.S. Geological Survey