Narragansett-Daylight Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10184447
MRDS ID M050046
MAS/MILS ID 0040190192
Record type Site
Current site name Narragansett-Daylight Mine
Alternate or previous names Daylight-Naragansett Mine, York Mine, Hilo Mine, Naragansett Bay Mine, Coronado Nf, Part 12, Santa Rita Mt, Unit, Az, Usbm Ofr Mla 11-94.
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Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -110.75958, 31.84573 (WGS84)
Elevation 1767
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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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 018 S 015 E 25 NE Arizona

Commodities

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

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -110.75958, 31.84573

Ore body information

  • Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Date of Last Modification 940718

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1870

Mining district

District name Helvetia-Rosemont District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Unknown
    Owner Bennet
  • Type Unknown
    Owner Wilson Mining Co
    Year 1961

Production statistics

  • Year 1917
    Description Yielded 1,611,429 Lb Cu
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Copper Copper 730,932mt
  • Year 1917
    Description Avg 7.01% Cu 13248 Tons
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Copper Copper 13,039mt 7wt-pct
  • Year 1961
    Period 1870-1961
    Description 1870-1961 Avg 4% Cu, 0.5 Oz/T Ag 90000 Tons
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Silver Silver 16g/mt
    Major Copper Copper 4wt-pct

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0040190192
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M050046 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    S B KEITH ARIZ BUR MINES BULL 189 P125 1974

  • Deposit

    USGS SAHUARITA QUADRANGLE

  • Deposit

    F C SCHRADER, 1915, USGS BULL 582, P. 125.

  • Deposit

    CREASEY AND QUICK, 1955, USGS BULL 1027F, P. 318.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MINE WORKINGS UNDERLIE THE NARRAGANSETT, DAYLIGHT, TRIANGLE, AND YORK PATENTED CLAIMS ALL OF WHICH ARE PART OF THE HELVETIA PROPERTY OWNED BY ASARCO (1992).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-OCT-1994 Intermountain Field Operations Center (IFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines