The Peg Leg Property is a copper mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,028 feet.
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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: 3,028 Feet (923 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 33.0467, -111.06390
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Peg Leg Property MRDS details
Primary: Peg Leg Property
Secondary: Patented Claims M S 2395
Land ownership: Mixed
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: Phillips,Theo
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): ADMR PEG LEG MINE FILE
Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DIST SHEETS 614,640
Reference (Deposit): CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SEC 30 AND INTO SECTIONS 25 AND 36,4S 12E
Reference (Deposit): USGS GRAYBACK QUAD
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