The Jerome area, in central Arizona, includes the Mingus Mountain quadrangle and parts of the adjacent Clarkdale, Mayer, and Mount Union quadrangles. The largest copper mines in the area at Jerome are the United Verde Extension and the United Verde. The United Verde Extension, closed in 1938 and the United Verde closed in 1953. The Iron King mine at Humboldt, the most active mine in the area after 1953, produces lead and zinc.
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Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai County, Arizona