Monarch Mining & Smelting Company

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Monarch Mining & Smelting Company
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1913. Number 2822 for 393 shares to M. Soloman. Signed by James T Ross president and (?) secretary. Condition: small edge rips at folds, one pin hole, very light staining along border, please see photograph. No cancelled. Lands were known as the Ryland, or Three Black Buttes group. Diorite and schist carried copper, silver and gold ores, the latter valued at $3 to $15 per ton. Noted by Steven, a high figure of 1,000,000 tons of ore was estimated by management at 540’ levels (Ref: 1910-11, p.1198). Vignette of bald eagle perched atop dome. Black border and gilt seal. Goes-printers.

Had “10 claims known as the Three Black Buttes. In the Black Rock district 9 miles southeast of Wickenburg. Opened by tunnel with circa 4,000 of workings. Ores are low in average tenor giving assays of 3 to 20 copper and to $15 gold per ton. Old 50 ton mill burned April 1007. Was replaced 1908 by a 50 ton mill on same site. [Mines Register Volume 8 and 9]
State: Arizona City: Wickenburg Al Adams Collection. Al Adams Collection. HWAC# 56933