Silver Giant Mine, Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District), Comobabi Mountains, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Silver Giant Mine||Mine|
|Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District)||Mining District|
|Comobabi Mountains||Mountain Range|
|Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation||Reservation|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 8' 21'' North , 111° 50' 53'' West
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Ref.: Keith, Stanton B. (1974), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: 112 (Table 4).
Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10026803, MRDS ID #M000346; and, Dep. ID #10258978, MAS ID #0040190401.
A former small underground Ag-Cu mine located in sec. 9 and the NE ¼ sec. 10, T.16S., R.5E. (protracted), about 1¼ miles W of Comobabi. Produced 1947. Owned by Rhoads & Holmes.
Mineralization is oxidized quartz vein, with spotty copper and silver values, cutting Laramide quartz monzonite intrusive along a fracture zone.
Workings are shallow. A few tons of or averaging about 19 oz. Ag/T and minor copper were produced in 1947.
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|USGS MRDS Record:||10026803|
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