The Portmanteau-Pat. Claim#1376 is a gold and silver mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,199 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: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 33.8894, -111.85750
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Portmanteau-Pat. Claim#1376 MRDS details
Primary: Portmanteau-Pat. Claim#1376
Secondary: Raven Pat. Claim
Secondary: Davis Pat. Claim
Secondary: Fairview Pat. Claim
Secondary: Legal Tender Pat. Claim
Secondary: Lyon Pat. Claim
Secondary: Gold Hill
Land ownership: National Forest
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: The Nicholson Gold Mining Co
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DATE OF OWNER INFO-1899
Reference (Deposit): USGS HUMBLT MTN MAP
Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DISTRICT SHEET
Reference (Deposit): BLM PLAT 1376
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