The Oro Plata is a gold, lead, and silver mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,501 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.
Elevation: 4,501 Feet (1,372 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 35.33, -114.13310
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Oro Plata MRDS details
Primary: Oro Plata
Secondary: Golconda Ext
Secondary: North Stockton Hill Oro Golconda
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: West Hammond
Owner Name: Three Peaks Corp.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
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): ADMR MOHAVE CARD FILE
Reference (Deposit): MOHAVE CUSTOM MILL PROJ CARD FILE
Reference (Deposit): WILSON,CUNNINGHAM,& BUTLER,AZBM BULL 137,P114
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER,F.C.,USGS 397,P100-101
Reference (Deposit): ELSING&HEINEMAN,AZ.B.M.140,P95
Reference (Deposit): ADMR ORO PLATA MINE FILE
Reference (Deposit): TENNEY,J., AZ.B.M. 125,P87-88
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER,F.C.,USGS 340,P67
Reference (Deposit): MALACH,R., MOHAVE CO., MINES,1977,P27
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