Critical mineral deposits of the US: Castle Dome (Pinto Valley)

Field Value
State Arizona
Geographic coordinates -110.964, 33.4105
Mineral system Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au
Deposit type Porphyry/skarn copper
Critical minerals rhenium
Focus area Southwest Laramide Porphyry Belt
Deposit category
Past producer+CM resources (rank 2)
Historical production that did not include critical minerals, but critical mineral resources are reported (may be as byproduct critical minerals). Resources/reserves may be estimated or industry-compliant.
Production Production (1943-1946): 5,842 oz Au and 295,965 oz Ag; (1943-1959): 537,825,591 lbs Cu. Production (1974-2016): 25,470 oz Au, 45,007,156,260 lbs Cu, 16,263,616 lbs Mo, and 1,436,180 oz Ag.
Resources Resource (2017): 1,438,000,000 metric tons ore @0.33% Cu, 0.01% Mo, 0.34 g/metric ton Au, and 0.16 g/metric ton Re.
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Geologic map unit -110.964, 33.4105
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