The Picacho Gold Mine is a gold mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 699 feet.
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Name: Picacho Gold Mine
Elevation: 699 Feet (213 Meters)
Lat, Long: 32.96222, -114.64361
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Picacho Gold Mine MRDS details
Primary: Picacho Gold Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :UNDETERMINED; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = EL CENTRO 1:250000
Reference (Deposit): CALIF JOUR OF MINES & GEOL V 38 (2) P 124
Reference (Deposit): ALSO IN SE 114 OF SEC 3
Reference (Deposit): ABOUT 20 MI NORTH OF YUMA CALIF
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