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: 32.56861, -111.12972

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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

Type: Unknown


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Chrysocolla


Comments

Comment (Deposit): SIGHT COPPER MINERALIZATION, LIGHT QUARTZ VEINING, SERICIFIC ENVELOPES, MODERATE AMOUNT OF RED STAINING OF ORACLE GRANITE IN NEARBY OUT CROPS.

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

Comment (Workings): 50' SHAFT, INCLINE, 4 PROSPECTS


References

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI

Reference (Deposit): N.G. BANKS, FIELD EXAM


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