The Southern Belle is a gold and silica mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,400 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: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silica
Lat, Long: 32.5519, -110.73810
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Southern Belle MRDS details
Primary: Southern Belle
Secondary: Southern Belle M S 687,Patented
Secondary: Careless M S 4090,Patented
Secondary: Cross Town M S 2155-A,Patented
Secondary: Apache Girl M S 1837,Patented
Secondary: Dolphin M S 1837 Patented
Secondary: Morning Star Group
Secondary: Apache Peak Cons,Mng.Co Property
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: Tucson Y. M. C. A
Home Office: Arizona
Years: 1960 -
Owner Name: Wood, E. L.
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1960
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-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): USGS CAMPO BONITO QUAD
Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DIST SHEET 710
Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SEC.19
Reference (Deposit): ADMR SOUTHERN BELLE GROUP FILE
Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD,CALVIN S.GEOLOGY OF THE MAUDINA MINE AREA
Reference (Deposit): NORTHERN SANTA CATALINA MTS PINAL CO. AZ M.S.UOFA 1950
Reference (Deposit): ADMR SANTA ROSA MINE FILE
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