Mormon Girl-Pat.#2678

The Mormon Girl-Pat.#2678 is a copper and gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,500 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: Mormon Girl-Pat.#2678  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 33.8092, -111.94530

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Mormon Girl-Pat.#2678 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mormon Girl-Pat.#2678
Secondary: S&J Copper Prop
Secondary: Henry M.Grady Pat.Claim
Secondary: Mormon Mine #2pat.Claim
Secondary: Mamie Maude Pat Claim


Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Manganese
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silica


State: Arizona
County: Maricopa

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: J. Buttermore
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1973


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Sonoran Desert

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): USGS 7.5 CAVE CREEK MAP


Reference (Deposit): ELSING,M,& HEINEMAN,R, AZ.B.M #140,P94

Reference (Deposit): WILSON,E, CUNNINGHAM,J.& BUTLER,G, AZ.B.M.#137,P164

Reference (Deposit): ADMR "U" FILE

Reference (Deposit): LEWIS,A, ENG.& MINING TOUR.,OCT.9,1920,P715

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