The Payoff Mine is a tungsten mine located in San Diego county, California.
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Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 33.25083, -116.50889
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Payoff Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Payoff Mine
County: San Diego
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Time Period: 1955
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^1% Wo3 (Avg.)
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Los Angeles Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: SEVERAL FT. WIDE AND PROBABLY MORE THAN 500 FT. LONG.|
|Comment: N 1/2 N 1/2, UTM ACC.|
|Comment: MINE HAS BEEN IDLE SINCE LATTER PART OF 1956.|
|Comment: 300 (?) FT. DRIFT ADIT DRIVEN N-NE, 40 FT. WINZE WAS SUNK 75 FT. FROM PORTAL OF ADIT WITH SUB-LEVEL OPENED AT BOTTOM OF WINZE. 80 FT. WINZE SUNK FROM SUB-LEVEL|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: WEBER, H.F., 1963; GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES, SAN DIEGO, CA.; COUNTY REPT. 3; CA. DIV. MINES AND GEOLOGY, P. 278
Reference Category: Production
Reference: WEBER, H.F.