The Exxon Unpatented Claims is a molybdenum mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,321 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: 4,321 Feet (1,317 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Molybdenum
Lat, Long: 32.9206, -109.11780
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Exxon Unpatented Claims MRDS details
Primary: Exxon Unpatented Claims
Secondary: Ac 1-436
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: Exxon Exploration Inc
Home Office: Texas
Info Year: 1979
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
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): UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SECTIONS 13,24,25 AND
Reference (Deposit): 36;IN 5S,32E THEY INCLUDE SECTIONS 28,32 AND 33;IN 65,32E
Reference (Deposit): THEY INCLUDE SECTIONS 3,4,5,7,8,9,10,15,16,18,19,20,21,22
Reference (Deposit): 27,28,29,30,31,32,AND 33
Reference (Deposit): USGS YORK VALLEY QUAD
Reference (Deposit): BLM AZ MINING CLAIMS LEAD FILE 38214
Reference (Deposit): POWERS,RUSSEL S GEOLOGY OF THE SUMMIT MTS AND VICINITY,
Reference (Deposit): GRANT CO NM AND GREENLEE CO AZ ADMR FILES 1976 INTRO.
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