Mission Mine



Place or area from which commercial minerals are or were removed from the Earth; not including oilfield.
See also: Dams, Forests, Locales, Parks, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
31.9917473°, -111.0631498°
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2720 ft. (829 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Mission Mine is covered by the Twin Buttes, AZ US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Mines

Pima Mine 0.7 mi
Banner Mine 1.2 mi
Mineral Hill Mine 1.5 mi
Vulcan Mine 2.0 mi
San Xavier Mine 2.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Mission Tailings Dam Number One Man-made 0.6 mi
Missions Tailings Dam Number Two Man-made 0.6 mi
Esperanza Tailings Dam Man-made 0.6 mi
Mineral Hill Land 1.1 mi
Rodolfo Wash Land 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is TUCSON INTL AP which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 2,549 feet (171 feet lower than Mission Mine). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .99" 64.5° 38.9°
February .88" 68.4° 41.6°
March .81" 73.3° 45.1°
April .28" 81.5° 50.5°
May .24" 90.4° 58.6°
June .24" 100.2° 68.0°
July 2.07" 99.6° 73.4°
August 2.30" 97.4° 72.4°
September 1.45" 94.0° 67.7°
October 1.21" 84.0° 57.0°
November .67" 72.3° 45.1°
December 1.03" 64.6° 39.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 98% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 93% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 91% of other locations on record.