Unnamed Copper Deposit

The Unnamed Copper Deposit is a 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.

Mine Info

Name: Unnamed Copper Deposit  

State:  Arizona

County:  Pinal

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 32.625, -111.07750

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Unnamed Copper Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Copper Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Arizona
County: Pinal
District: Owl Head District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Mineralized Fault Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Argillitic & Propylitic & Sericite


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Cuprite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)

Comment (Deposit): NO MINERALIZATION IN PLACE - ONLY ON DUMPS.

Comment (Workings): 3 PROSPECT PITS

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZED FAULT GOUGE FORMS THE CONTACT BETWEEN PINAL SCHIST AND DIABASE. ONLY TRACE AMOUNTS OF MINERALIZATION FOUND ON DUMPS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): J.A. BRISKEY, FIELD EXAM


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