Harbushka Silver Mine

Harbushka Silver Mine

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Harbushka Silver Mine


Yavapai County Arizona, USA.

Precious Metals

Precious metals
Au, Ag, Pb, Zn, W, Cu La CE Pr Nd Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu Th U


1,575 acres, consisting of 100 unpatented 15.75 acres claims.

Asking Price

Asking price
$4,850 per acre (with permits)



Silver Mines deposits presents several opportunity consisting of; The Pearl Mine, Swilling Mine and Melchizedek Mine, projects are encompass by the historic Arizona Mining Camp Tip Top District, Bradshaw Mountains (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai County Arizona, USA. Property harbors large silver, copper sulfide /oxide ore deposit, includes (16) Rare earths.


Executive Summary 

Harbushka Silver Mine Project Tip Top Mining District 

March 2017 

Silver Mines deposits presents several opportunity consisting of; The Pearl Mine, Swilling Mine and Melchizedek Mine, projects are encompass by the historic Arizona Mining Camp Tip Top District, Bradshaw Mountains (Bradshaw Range), Yavapai County Arizona, USA. Property harbors large silver, copper sulfide /oxide ore deposit, includes (16) Rare earths. Ore Strike Zones shared with other Arizona mines, Crown King, Bagdad, Tip Top, exploration companies like Kennecott, Exxon, Freeport McMoran, Rosemount and Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona. These past/present producers have an excellent history and their full potential realized. 

There are 24 located high-grade quartz veins on the property. These structures range in width from a few inches to over 15 feet and contain high-grade ore shoots. Historic and present data indicates along with Google photos, The Pearl, Swilling, Melchizedek mines encompass the property has many vertical ore shoots with elevations ranging of 80 to 150 feet and one is up to 450 feet in height in section 29. Ore grades from past/present operations reported to range from 5 ounce per ton up to 83 ounces of silver per ton on the surface. 

Property is 80% fully permitted high-grade Arizona silver mine located north of Black Canyon City, in the Tip Top silver mining district encompassing the wealthy Arizona silver mother Lode. Twenty-five miles east of Prescott and fifty miles north of Phoenix, It extends from the eastern spurs of the Bradshaw range to the Agua Fria. The veins are principally silver bearing, with regular and well-defined walls. The veins on the slopes of the Bradshaw range, speak for themselves. 

Property historic mining claims encompass with a fee-simple Bureau of land Management (BLM) holding. Surface grab sample 2016 test show minimum results of; Si02 85%, Cu 900ppm, Au 0.142Toz/t, Ag 3.47 T oz/t, Rare Earths- La 2350 PPM.- Ce 4470PPM,-Nd 

1540PPM, - W 3290PPM. Metals: Au, Ag, Pb, Zn, W, Cu La CE Pr Nd Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu Th U. Property contains 1,575 acres, consisting of 100 unpatented 15.75 acres claims. With over 7 miles of haul roads accessible, 11 months out of the year. 

Project holds a 404 permit Melchizedek Mine I.D. # 0710-0003 (SPL-2012-223-RJD) with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Federal MSHA Mine/Exploration I.D. #02-03265. Arizona State Mine Inspector State ID#08-02890. Along with Yavapai County Building and Flood Control permit #A62012002156D, Agriculture cacti removal permits, Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) stage, EPA Study to the current. 

Exploration rental/ lease option, sale option, outright purchase of 1,575acres. All or part 2 

Location and Access 

Black Canyon City, Arizona is at a comfortable elevation of 2,000 feet. With a nice short, drive north of Phoenix International Airport 50 miles. This awesome historic city Rock Springs exit 242 lies 1.5 miles south of the Harbushka miming property. Easy access from Interstate I-17 north from airport, to property lies just 3 miles west from exit 244. Lodging is available 15 miles south in Anthem Arizona. T9N R2E Sec. 29, 32, & 33 Lat. 34.085797, Long. 112.181285. (2) Lat. 34.090084, Long. 122.196062 U.S.A. 

Site address: 33200 Old Black Canyon Hwy. Black Canyon City, AZ. 85324 (west one mile) 

Infrastructure and other permits available 

Property has seven miles of exploration mining roads complete investment cost ($900K). Access to I-17 Hwy & Exit 244.Two low water river crossing complete, surface water, two streams on the property - groundwater resources located 65-100 Ft. near-surface water streams wells permit available from Arizona Department of Water Resources AZDWR for the project, Water wells available with permits ($120K each) under water surface is in an unincorporated water rights aquifer. Yavapai County rights of way permit ($85K) 

Electric Power available from Arizona Power Service Electric Company (APS) transmission line and communications are within 3,600 Ft. of property running along the east portion of the property and is within less than a mile of the Harbushka Property. Clearance approval for further extension power with permit, ($195K) 

Communication Lines utilities with permit, ($36K) 



Your access to Interstate I-17 north Hwy with four new (under construction) exits 242 & 244 Hwy is four miles away to the east of the ore haul off. A railhead available on Union Pacific rail line and B.N.S.F. PCI Rail Reload large rail yard is located in Phoenix, AZ. a distance of 50 miles on Interstate I-17 south from Black Canyon City; Trucking available from Ruan Inc. Arizona has smelters within 165 miles. Waste rock can be sold F.O.B. and haul to massive ADOT construction projects ongoing. 

Sale prices or best offers $4,850 per acre with our permits or $1,800 without our 404 permit and other permits. NSR 1%-3%. Sale or lease or lease exploration option agreement with monthly rent $2,000 per each of the 15.75-acre claims all or part. 3 

History of Mining Property 

Geologic Report by Robert S. Leighty 

Arizona Geological Survey www.azgs.az.gov 2007 

The Pearl Mine 

The Swilling Mine & Melchizedek Mine encompass Harbushka Silver Mine deposits Property another location on the Cross-cut, is opened by a shaft 100 feet deep; it shows a strong vein of high-grade milling ore, and is one of the most promising claims in the camp. The Swilling is north of the Tip Top; it has 2 shafts, 110 and 50 feet, respectively. It carries a 3-foot vein of milling ore assaying $50 per ton. The Virginia No. 2 is on Tula creek, about four miles from Tip Top. It shows 18 inches of free-milling ore, ranging by assay from $100 to $1000 per ton. The mine is opened by two shafts, 140 and 80 feet deep, and has produced $10,000 silver. What is known as the Rowe claim is near the Cross-cut; it contains some very rich ore, and is opened by a tunnel and several shafts. A number of tons of ore from this mine have been shipped to San Francisco, averaging from $500 to $1000 per ton. The Basin mine is three miles west of the Tip Top. It has been worked for several years—the ore being reduced in a custom mill—and has paid a handsome profit to its owners. The mine has produced a great deal of bullion, but the exact figures are not at hand. The "76" has a small vein of high-grade ore of a similar character to the Tip Top, which assays from $200 to $1000 per ton. Three tunnels—200, 120, and 85 feet each have been driven on the claim. The Incas is a narrow vein of exceedingly rich ore, assaying from $100 to $1,800 per ton. These others which carry rich ore and give every promise of becoming valuable when developed. The ores of the camp are nearly all silver-bearing. 

Tip Top 

This district is about fifty miles south-east of Prescott in the spurs of the Bradshaw range. The camp has long been noted for the richness of its ores, and is a favorite of chloriders, or poor miners who get out their "rock" and have it reduced at custom mills. The formation is a micaceous granite, and the veins, though small, are compact and regular. The district has produced more bullion than any other in Yavapai county, and its mines steadily improve in size and richness as depth is reached. The Tip Top is the principal mine of the camp; it was discovered in 1875, and has been worked continuously ever since. The main working shaft is down nearly 600 feet, and the claim is thoroughly opened by levels, winzes, tunnels, etc. The vein averages from 1 foot 18 inches in width; the ore is a sulphuret, carrying quantities of ruby silver, and assaying $300 per ton. A 10-stamp mill and roaster is in operation on the Agua Fria, about nine miles from the mine. This is one of the best properties in the county, and has produced over $1,200,000. The Cross-cut is west of the Tip Top, and is 4 


the largest vein in the district. It is traceable across the country for several miles, and located nearly all the way. The Foy, a location on this ledge, shows 2 feet of ore assaying from $75 to $200 per ton. It is opened by a shaft 180 feet deep, and by several open cuts. (Silver price in 1910 $1.00 per oz.) 

Rock Springs 

The Chalk Canyon Formation is well exposed in the eastern Rock Springs area (Figure 7). Pumice-rich tuff, lithic tuff, and tuffaceous sandstone (Tts and Tst) are present between the Bland Quartz Diorite (Xgd) basement and the lowest Chalk Canyon Formation basaltic lava (Tbl). Above the lowest basaltic lavas, three basaltic flows are inter bedded with pebbly arkosic sandstones. The lowest two flows have a dark-reddish brown color and are scoriaceous, whereas the upper unit is a bluish-gray, amygdaloidal lava. The section is capped by two bluish-gray basaltic flows (Tbm) that are separated by a 0.5-m-thick scoriaceous sandstone layer. This relationship between gray-weathering basalt over brown-weathering basalt is also observed in other areas (e.g., southern Black Mesa, southern Perry Mesa, etc.). 

The Ore 

Tip Top ground and quartz is usually exceedingly hard but brittle. This quarts at the surface contained, as a base, hematite of iron, a small percent of zinc (black jack); also a small percent of antimony, the latter in the form of brittle silver (antimonial silver), usually assaying around 3,000 oz. per ton and often ruby silver was had. In addition, tungsten, usually ferberite or iron tungsten is frequently found in these mines. 

The Silver 

Silver at the surface was found in the form of chloride of silver, horn silver and red oxide of silver. In the lower workings the silver was found with iron pyrites, antimony and black jack. The black jack is usually carrying from 200 to 400 oz. silver. At the Tip Top Mine. 600 Ft. Elevation. The antimonial silver and the black jack is usually found interspaced throughout the iron pyrite ores, also often the brittle silver carry the ore values up to 3,000 oz. silver per ton. However, I have seen pieces of ruby silver; brittle silver, black jack and iron pyrites combined ores as large as an ordinary water bucket that carried an assay value of 5,800 odd oz. silver per ton. In this camp, the ores of this series of veins carry but very little or no gold. Tip Top Mine is southwest three miles with the outcrops and souts that run though out a large portion of the Harbushka Property. 

The map area lies in the Transition Zone between the Basin and Range and Colorado Plateau physiographic/geologic provinces. The Transition Zone consists of a relatively thin cover of Tertiary volcanic and sedimentary rocks that overlie lithologically heterogeneous 5 

Early Proterozoic basement and minor Early Paleozoic erosional remnants. A simplified portrayal of the distribution of geologic units and features in the Black Canyon City area is shown in Figure 2. A diverse suite of Early Proterozoic plutonic, metavolcanic, and metasedimentary rocks form the basement from the Bradshaw to the New River Mountains. The Crazy Basin monzogranite batholith (1699 Ma) forms much of the higher Bradshaw Mountains to the west, with older (~1800-1750 Ma) metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks of the Yavapai Supergroup exposed along the eastern flank. Early Proterozoic rocks of the Tonto Basin Supergroup (~1700 Ma) comprise most of the New River Mountains to the east. Early Proterozoic granodiorite, diorite, and tonalite (1735-1720 Ma) and metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks compose much of the relatively low relief basement between the Shylock and Moore Gulch fault zones, with lesser amounts of granite, gabbro, and metasedimentary rocks are also present. Occupying the lower relief terrain between the Bradshaw Mountains and the New River Mountains is a relatively unextended sequence of Tertiary volcanic and sedimentary strata. This low area was a depositional basin for Miocene basaltic lavas and fluvi al-lacustrine sediment of the Chalk Canyon and Hickey Formations.This broad expanse of relatively unfaulted Miocene basaltic volcanic and sedimentary rocks represents a paleogeographic low area that has been referred to as the Agua Fria paleobasin (Leighty and Reynolds, 1998). Late Cenozoic incision of the gently-tilted Tertiary section by several streams (e.g., the Agua Fria River, Black Canyon Creek, etc.) has produced several distinctive mesas (Squaw Creek Mesa, Black Mesa, Perry Mesa, Williams Mesa, etc.). Failure of the slopes of Black Mesa and Perry Mesa adjacent to the Agua Fria River has produced several large landslide deposits. Holocene flood plain deposits are best developed along the Agua Fria River in the central and northern portions of the area. 

Geological bulletins reports, Geological-geophysical studies, Geological database map reports resource available for your review, 1884-1947, 1967, 2004 and 2007 mineral development reports.(email your request) 

Geologic Map of the Black Canyon City and Squaw Creek Mesa area, Central Arizona Report 

Geologic Map of the Black Canyon City and Squaw Creek Mesa area, Central Arizona Map Sheet. 

Surface grab samples test reports from 2016 available from Skyline Lab Tucson, AZ. Actslab out of Canada and CSAL in Prescott, AZ. With complete photos and surveying is completed. 6 

History of Black Canyon City has been known by several names in the past, including Goddard, Canon, and Black Canyon. It was a stage stop on the Phoenix to Prescott line, a military stopover en route to Fort Whipple and Fort Verde during Territorial days, and a supply center for mines in the southern Bradshaw Mountains. Was first settled by Americans in the 1870s, and the first post office was established as Canon in 1894. A famous early settler was Jack Swilling, who moved here in 1871. His house still stands, and is the oldest building in the community. 



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