White Picacho District

Past Producer in Yavapai county in Arizona, United States with commodities Niobium (Columbium), Feldspar, Tantalum, Tungsten, Beryllium, Mica, Bismuth, Lithium, Lead, Gold, Zinc, Vanadium, Molybdenum, REE

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 60000001
MRDS ID D000844
Record type District
Current site name White Picacho District
Alternate or previous names Picacho View, Anderson, Climax, Friction, Scheelite Reef, Buena Vista Properties, Starlight, Lower Jumbo, Hertz, Independence, Midnight Owl, Lucky Strike, Morning Star, North Morning Star, Outpost, Sunrise, Sunset

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -112.53404, 33.98336 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Yavapai
United States Arizona Maricopa

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Niobium (Columbium) Primary
Feldspar Primary
Tantalum Primary
Tungsten Primary
Beryllium Secondary
Mica Secondary
Bismuth Secondary
Lithium Secondary
Lead Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary
REE Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -112.53404, 33.98336

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault/fracture: FRACTURES, BEDDING AND FOLIATION PLANES, CONTACT ZONES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic

Mining district

District name WHITE PICACHO DISTRICT

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    JAHNS, R.H., 1952, PEGMATITES OF THE WHITE PICACHO DISTRICT, MARICOPA AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES, ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 162.

  • Deposit

    SAWYER, M.B., GURMENDI, A.C., DALEY, M.R., AND HOWELL, S.B., 1992, PRINCIPAL DEPOSITS OF STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MINERALS IN ARIZONA: UNITED STATES BUREAU OF MINES SPECIAL PUBLICATION, 334 P.