Lost Mines

Arizona

 

 

 

 

Lost Apache Girl Mine. In the Dos Cabezas Mountains west of old Fort Bowie.

 

Lost Apache Gold Mine. In Yavapai County, in Sycamore Canyon between Parkinsville and Jerome.

 

Lost Apache Mine. In Gila County, North Slope of Mount Ord.

 

Lost Bella of Old Guevari Mine. When the Jesuits worked this mine they came across a lot of a worthless metal that they threw away, platinum.  This mine is said to be in Santa Cruz County, in the San Cayetano Mountains somewhere along the southeast end.

 

Lost Belle McKeever Mine. In Yuma County near the extreme western edge of the Granite mountains.

 

Lost Bicuner Gold Mine. In Yuma County, in the Laguna mountains near Squaw creek.

 

Lost Black Burro Mine. In Greenlee County northeast of Clifton at the junction of the San Francisco and Blue Rivers.

 

Lost Blonde Mayo Mine. Apache County, on the east side of Altar valley, Black Princess Mountain, Cerro Colorado Mountains.

 

Lost Carreta Canyon Mine. In Pima County, near Arivaca in the foothills of the Tascosa mountains.

 

Lost Castle Dome Mine. In Yuma County, on the Colorado River between Ehrenberg and the old King Arizona Mine.

 

Lost Cerro Colorado Mine. In Pima County, on the south slope of the Cerro Chiquita mountains northeast of Arivaca.

 

Lost Cienega Beggars Mine. In Pima County, near the old stage station of Cienega some 30 miles northeast of Tucson.

 

Lost Coconino Mine. In Coconino County about 20 miles southwest of Flagstaff.

 

Lost Coyotero Mine. In Pinal County near the north end of Toto Basin on the Mogollon Rim.

 

Lost Deadman Mine. In Coconino County southwest of Cameron.

 

Lost Del Bac Mine. This was also a Jesuit mine. Located in Pima County, near Tucson. It is in the mountains about 7 miles southwest of present day Mission of San Xavier del Bac.

 

Lost Doc Throne’s Mine. In Santa Cruz County high in the White Mountains.

 

Lost Escalante Mine. The Jesuits worked this one. This was a very rich silver mine sometimes referred to as “The Mine with the Iron Door”. Located in Pima County, in the Santa Catalina Mountains, on the south bank of the Canada del Oro River, northeast of Tucson.

 

Lost Esmeralda Mine. In Pima County, about a three-hour walk east of Tucson.

 

Lost Fortuna Mine. In Pima County, a few hours east of Tucson.

 

Lost Geronimo Gold Mine. In Yavapai County, in Sycamore Canyon between Parkinsville and Jerome, close to the Verde River.

 

Lost Gila Bend mine. The Spanish opened this silver mine in the early 1700s and abandoned it around 1750. Many of the rocks and caves in this area have Indian petroglyphs

 

Lost John Lee Placer Mine. In Coconino County near The Vultures Throne in the Grand Canyon.

 

Lost John Nummel’s Mine. In Yuma County, on the Colorado River between Yuma Wash and Norton’s Landing.

 

Lost La Purisima Concepcion Mine. In Santa Cruz County, in the El Pajarito Mountains about 15 miles southwest of the Tumacacori Mission.

 

Lost Lead Mine. In Yuma County near the extreme north end of the Harguahala Mountains.

 

Lost Lord Duppa Mine. In Maricopa County near Wickenburg.

 

Lost Major Peoples’ Mine. In Santa Cruz County, southeast of Congress Junction in the hills near the Hassayampa River.

 

Lost Morgan Mine. In Coconino County a few hours walk south of Flagstaff.

 

Lost Nigger Ben’s Mine. In Yavapai County eats of Congress junction at the foot of Antelope Peak.

 

Lost Nugget Mine. In Mohave County near Wikieup.

 

Lost Orphan Mine. In Pima County, in the Cabeza Prieta Mountains near Tule Tank.

 

Lost Papago Gold Mine. In Pima County within five miles of Ajo.

 

Lost Pick Mine. In Maricopa County about 25 miles northwest of Fort McDowell in Bronco Canyon.

 

Lost Opata Silver Mine. In Santa Cruz County in the western foothills of the San Cayetano Mountains. Said to be a two-hour walk east from the San Pedro Mine.

 

Lost Organ Grinder Mine. In Yavapai County, in Peoples Canyon on Cottonwood Creek, west of Prescott.

 

Lost Rancho de la Yumas Mine. In Yuma County, on the east bank of the Colorado River about 40 miles north of Yuma.

 

Lost Renia de Espana Mine. In Apache County near Canyon Chelly National Monument.

 

Lost San Pedro Mine. The Spanish worked this mine up to 1648. The mine is supposed to be about six miles west of the former Tumacacori Mission in Santa Cruz County.

 

Lost Sanders Mine. In Gila County 10 miles from the headwaters of Coon Creek on the north slope of the Sierra Anchas Mountains.

 

Lost Silver Monument Valley Mine. Apache County near Mitchell Butte.

 

Lost Six-Shooter Mine. In Yuma County, about 15 miles northeast of Parker between the ghost town of Planet and Quartzite on the Bill Williams River.

 

Lost Skeleton Mine. Cochise County somewhere around Skeleton Canyon.

 

Lost Soldiers Mine. In San Carlos County between East Boulder and Needle Canyons.

 

Lost Sopori Mine. In Yuma County, in the Cerro Colorado Mountains near the foothills of Black Princess Peak.

 

Lost Spoon Gold Mine. In Pima County between Arivaca and Tucson.

 

Lost Squaw Mine. In Yuma County between Phoenix and Yuma.

 

Lost Squaw Hollow Mine. In Maricopa County, Squaw Hollow about 40 miles northeast of Phoenix.

 

Lost Trigos Silver Mine. In Yuma County, in the Trigos Mountains, near the foot of Clip Mountain.

 

Lost Tonto Apache Mine. In Coconino County within two hours walk of Sedona.

 

Lost Virgin de Guadalupe Silver Mine. The Spanish worked this mine until 1648. Mexican miners also worked it. Located in Santa Cruz County somewhere near the ghost town of Tubac. It is said to be north of the San Ramon River in the Tumacaori Mountains.

 

Lost Waggoner’s Mine. In Pima County, in the Superstition Mountains between Miner’s Needle and Weaver’s Point, on the south slope of La Barge canyon.