The Silica Occurrence is a silica mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Primary Mineral: Silica
Lat, Long: 33.5375, -112.01250
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Silica Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Silica Occurrence
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): LOCATION IS VERY UNCERTAIN DUE TO SCALE OF SOURCE MAP.
Reference (Deposit): MOORE, R.T., AND VARGA, R.J., 1976, MAPS SHOWING NONMETALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS IN THE PHOENIX AREA, ARIZONA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISCELLANEOUS INVESTIGATIONS MAP I-845-J, SCALE 1:250,000
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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