The Lee is a gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona.
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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.
Lat, Long: 35.76944, -114.21806
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Lee MRDS details
District: Gold Basin District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Weak Ferric
Comment (Geology): DIKES ARE LOCALLY SHEARED AND BRECCIATED.
Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION IS FOUND WITHIN FLUORITE-BEARING EPISYENITE DIKES.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): MYERS, I.A., SMITH, E.I., AND WYMAN, R.V., 1986, CONTROL OF GOLD MINERALIZATION AT THE CYCLOPIC MINE, GOLD BASIN DISTRICT, MOHAVE COUNTRY, ARIZONA: ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, V. 81, P. 1553-1557
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