Coronado Nf Dragoon Unit

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10234049
MRDS ID M800150
MAS/MILS ID 0040030137
Record type Site
Current site name Coronado Nf Dragoon Unit
Alternate or previous names Festerling Mine, Cora Mine
Related records 10109834

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -109.94566, 31.85983 (WGS84)
Elevation 1829
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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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 018 S 023 E 24 NE Arizona

Commodities

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

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -109.94566, 31.85983

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1937
Year of first production 1937

Mining district

District name Middle Pass District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Ed Festerling
    Home office Arizona
    Year 1958
  • Type Operator
    Owner Antunez, Alejo And Juan
    Home office Arizona
    Year 1958

Production statistics

  • Year 1937
    Description Zinc-Silver Ore 9 1
  • Year 1939
    Description Zinc-Silver Ore 10 1
  • Year 1940
    Description Zinc-Silver Ore 5 1
  • Year 1947
    Description Zinc-Silver Ore 2 1

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0040030137
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M800150 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KEITH, S. B., 1973, ARIZ BUR MINES BULL 187, P. 68.

  • Deposit

    JOHNSON, A. L., 1958, ADMMR FIELD ENGINEERS REPORT ON CORA

  • Deposit

    MINE, P. 1.

  • Deposit

    CHATMAN, M. L., 1993, USBM OFR MLA 30-93, P. 35, D109-110.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit OPEN SHAFTS POSE SOME HUMAN HAZARD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-JAN-1994 Intermountain Field Operations Center (IFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines