The Payday is a gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,920 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 2,920 Feet (890 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 33.9356, -112.55420
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Payday MRDS details
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Mc Millen
Info Year: 1958
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS RED PICACHO MAP
Reference (Deposit): ADMR PAYDAY FILE
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