The Priceless Mine is a manganese mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 1,362 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 1,362 Feet (415 Meters)
Lat, Long: 34.31417, -113.57167
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Priceless Mine MRDS details
Primary: Priceless Mine
District: Artillery Peak District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Time Period: 1953 - 1956
Material type: CON
Description: Cp_Grade: ^29 % Mn
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): CONCENTRATES PRODUCTION IS COMBINED WITH THE PRICE MINE.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS ARE 50 FEET (MAXIMUM) DEEP
Comment (Deposit): THIS DEPOSIT IS SO DISSEMINATED THAT IT RESEMBLES A BEDDED DEPOSIT ( MOUAT, 1962 )
Reference (Deposit): MOUAT, M.M., 1962 , MANGANESE OXIDES FROM THE ARTILLERY MOUNTAINS AREA, ARIZONA: THE AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, VOL. 47 , NOS. 5 & 6 , P. 744
Reference (Production): USBM I.C. 7834, P. 31-2
Reference (Deposit): FARNHAM, L.L. AND STEWART, L.A., 1958 , MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF WESTERN ARIZONA: U.S.B.M. INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7843 , P. 32
Reference (Deposit): LASKY, S.G. AND WEBBER, B.N., 1949 , MANGANESE RESOURCES OF THE ARTILLERY MOUNTAINS REGION, MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA: U.S.G.S. BULLETIN 961
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