Dixie Copper Mine

The Dixie Copper Mine is a copper mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,402 feet.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Dixie Copper Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 2,402 Feet (732 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.66667, -111.76667

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Satelite image of the Dixie Copper Mine

Dixie Copper Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dixie Copper Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Winifred


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): WAR MINERAL REPORT, 1942

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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