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Olea Claims

The Olea Claims is a copper and tungsten mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,221 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Olea Claims  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 2,221 Feet (677 Meters)

Commodity: Copper, Tungsten

Lat, Long: 34.5214, -113.53720

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Olea Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Olea Claims


Primary: Copper
Primary: Tungsten


State: Arizona
County: Mohave

Land Status

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.


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Owner Name: Santa Fe Railway
Info Year: 1941

Owner Name: Frank Olea
Info Year: 1941


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): WILSON,E.D., AZ.B.M.#148,P19

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