Valentine Claims

The Valentine Claims is a lead and silver mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,301 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: Valentine Claims  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation: 3,301 Feet (1,006 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 33.2108, -111.06940

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Valentine Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Valentine Claims


Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


State: Arizona
County: Pinal

Land Status

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.


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Owner Name: Valentine,H And Others
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1932

Owner Name: Luper,Ray
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1961


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


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): ADMR VALENTINE CLAIMS

Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SECTIONS 1 T35,R12E; 6 T35,R13E; S 31 T25

Reference (Deposit): R13E

Reference (Deposit): USGS TEAPOT MTN QUAD

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