The Germania Group is a gold, copper, and stone mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,100 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: 2,100 Feet (640 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Stone
Lat, Long: 33.1808, -111.63690
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Germania Group MRDS details
Primary: Germania Group
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.
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Virgil Vance
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1963
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SEC.10,AND MAY EXTEND INTO SEC.15 AND 16
Reference (Deposit): ADMR GERMANIA GROUP FILE
Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS IN SEC.15 AND 16 ARE NOW UNPATENTED PROPERTY OF EXXON
Reference (Deposit): CORP
Reference (Deposit): USGS CHANDLER HEIGHTS QUAD
Reference (Deposit): ADMR MINERAL BUTTE & GOLDMINE MOUNTAIN AREAS FILE
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