Copper Penny

The Copper Penny is a gold, copper, and silver mine located in Maricopa 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: Copper Penny  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 33.72778, -113.31444

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Copper Penny MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Penny
Secondary: Alaska Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Santa Fe Mining, Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Model Name: Gold on flat faults


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Development): GEOLOGIC EVALUATION AND SURFACE DRILLING IN 1984-1986 PERIOD.


References

Reference (Deposit): NIEMUTH, N.J., 1987, ARIZONA MINERAL DEVELOPMENT 1984-1986: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES DIRECTORY 29, 46 P

Reference (Other Database): CIMRI


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