The Shell Canyon - 0060250349 is a copper mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 1,598 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.
Name: Shell Canyon - 0060250349
Elevation: 1,598 Feet (487 Meters)
Lat, Long: 32.7933, -116.01670
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Shell Canyon - 0060250349 MRDS details
Primary: Shell Canyon - 0060250349
Secondary: Black Lady
Secondary: Copper Contact Lode
Secondary: Copper Mountain Nickel
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Salton Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 176, P. 396.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. COUNTY REPORT 7, P. 25, 80.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 5566, 1960.
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