The Ray District is a zinc, lead, and copper mine located in Pinal county, Arizona.
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.
Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead, Copper
Lat, Long: 33.15, -111.01670
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Ray District MRDS details
Primary: Ray District
District: RAY DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: PORPHYRY, DISSEMINATED, VEIN, REPLACEMENT
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): FISCHER, R. P., VANADIUM FILES.
Reference (Deposit): USGS MAP GQ-1021.
Reference (Deposit): ABGMT FILE DATA.
Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., 1918, THE MINES HANDBOOK, P. 529.
Reference (Deposit): PHILLIPS AND OTHERS, 1974, ECON. GEOL., V. 69, P. 1237-1250.
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