The Copper Kid Nos. 1, 2, and 3 and Copper Kid Amended Claims is a lead, silver, and copper mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Copper
Lat, Long: 33.88278, -111.93111
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Copper Kid Nos. 1, 2, and 3 and Copper Kid Amended Claims MRDS details
Primary: Copper Kid Nos. 1, 2, and 3 and Copper Kid Amended Claims
District: Cave Creek District
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.
Owner Name: Mr And Mrs W. C. Kinnon
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): NEAR CAVE CREEK. INFO FROM LAND.ST :1964
Comment (Workings): SHAFT IS ABANDONED LEAD-SILVER PROSPECT.
Comment (Geology): SCHISTOSITY TRENDS NE; DIKES TREND N
Comment (Commodity): RADIOACTIVITY: BACKGROUND 20-30 CPS, MAX 500 CPS
Reference (Deposit): USAEC RME-157, 1970
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