The Imperial Buttes Mine is a copper, lead, and gold mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 869 feet.
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Name: Imperial Buttes Mine
Elevation: 869 Feet (265 Meters)
Commodity: Copper, Lead, Gold
Lat, Long: 33.36861, -115.45222
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Imperial Buttes Mine MRDS details
Primary: Imperial Buttes Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Salton Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :UNDETERMINED; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = SALTON SEA 1:250000
Reference (Deposit): CALIF DIV OF MINES REPT-IMPERIAL COUNTY CALIF DIV OF MINES BULL 144
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