The Lavender Pit

The Lavender Pit (HMITH)

Location: Bisbee, AZ 85603 Cochise County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 26.152', W 109° 54.028'

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This open pit mine is named
The Lavender Pit
In honor of
Harrison M. Lavender
1890 - 1952
Who as vice president and general manager of Phelps Dodge Corporation conceived and carried out this plan for making the hitherto unprofitable low grade copper bearing rock of the area into a commercial copper producing ore.
His dynamic leadership, his comprehensive knowledge of all phases of mining will continue to be an inspiration to his fellow engineers.
Year Placed1954
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 604490 N 3478431
Decimal Degrees31.43586667, -109.90046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 26.152', W 109° 54.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 26' 9.12" N, 109° 54' 1.68" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 W Vista St, Bisbee AZ 85603, US
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