The Gulch Copper Lode M S 3272,Patented is a molybdenum, lead, and copper mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,383 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: 4,383 Feet (1,336 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Molybdenum, Lead, Copper
Lat, Long: 32.7267, -110.47640
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Gulch Copper Lode M S 3272,Patented MRDS details
Primary: Gulch Copper Lode M S 3272,Patented
Secondary: Unpatented Claims M S 3602
Secondary: Unpatented Claims M S 3601
Secondary: Unpatented Claim M S 3552
Secondary: Unpatented Claim M S 3409
Secondary: Sombrero Butte Property
Secondary: Unpatented Claim M S 3351
Land ownership: Mixed
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.
Owner Name: Magma Chief Copper Co
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1920
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SECTIONS 14,15,AND 22
Reference (Deposit): ADMR MAGMA CHIEF MINE FILE
Reference (Deposit): ADMR BUNKER HILL MINE FILE
Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DIST SHEETS 741,743
Reference (Deposit): USGS RHODES PEAK QUAD
Reference (Deposit): USAEC PRELIM RECONN REPORT 172-488 1953 P 35
Reference (Deposit): ADMR V FILE
Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILES
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