Brian Lode

The Brian Lode is a copper and silver mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,011 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: Brian Lode  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,011 Feet (613 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 33.8647, -112.09080

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Brian Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Brian Lode


Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Aluminum
Secondary: Calcium
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Iron
Tertiary: Silica


State: Arizona
County: Maricopa

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: Carter, A.
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1973

Owner Name: Williams, L.
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1973


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): ADMR BRIAN LODE MINE FILE

Reference (Deposit): BLM A M C FILE 10354 AND 10356

Reference (Deposit): AZ.STATE MINE INSP. 1976 MINE START FILE

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