The Tungsten Property is a lead and tungsten mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,839 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: 3,839 Feet (1,170 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Tungsten
Lat, Long: 32.8397, -110.86690
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Tungsten Property MRDS details
Primary: Tungsten Property
Secondary: Upshaw Tungsten Group
Secondary: Gold Circle
Secondary: Peckerwood Shaft
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: Upshaw,J W
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1967
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): USGS PUTNAM WASH QUAD
Reference (Deposit): ADMR TUNGSTEN MINES FILE
Reference (Deposit): DALE,V B TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF YUMA,MARICOPA,PINAL AND GRAHAM
Reference (Deposit): COUNTIES,ARIZ USBM R1 5516 PP 42-44
Reference (Deposit): ADMR U FILE
Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILES
Reference (Deposit): WILSON,E D TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF AZ ABM 148 1941 P 35
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