Corona group of claims, Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District), Comobabi Mountains, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Corona group of claims||Group of Claims|
|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° 0' 30'' North , 111° 49' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Group of Claims
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‡Ref.: Wilson, E.D., Cunningham, J.B., and Butler, G.M. (1934), Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining (revised 1967), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 137: 178.
Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10026751, MRDS ID #M000075; and, Dep. ID #10113152, MAS ID #0040190478.
A former small underground Au-Ag mine/group of claims located on 7½ claims in sec. 27, T16S, R5E, (and in the NW¼ sec. 34 ?), about 1½ miles NW of the Akron Mine and 7 miles NE of Sells. Produced 1942. Owned by T.P. Quinn & Assoc. Operators included J.F. Cunningham. NOTE: Alternate coordinates provided: 31.9978N, 111.8247W.
Mineralization includes a principal vein that strikes NW-ward and dips 60ºSW and is traceable SE-ward for more than ½ mile(0.9 km). Overall the ore body is 804.65 meters long. The footwall is diorite porphyry and the hanging wall is slate at the shaft. he vein is about 4 feet (1.2 meters) wide and consists of dense bluish-white quartz with abundant inclusions & scattered bunches of pyrite.
Workings include an 82 foot deep inclined shaft (24.99 meters). Ore assayed at about 1 oz. Au/T.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Pyrite|
Description: As abundant bunches in quartz.
Reference: Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 137: 178.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 2 - SULFIDES|
|AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2|
|USGS MRDS Record:||10026751|
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