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Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a zinc mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,360 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: Grand Canyon  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 3,360 Feet (1,024 Meters)

Commodity: Zinc

Lat, Long: 36.2389, -113.02890

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.

Satelite image of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Grand Canyon


Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Quartz


State: Arizona
County: Mohave

Land Status

Land ownership: National Monument
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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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Grand Canyon Section

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): USGS 7 1/2 VULCANS THRONE MAP

Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILES

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