The Lone Copper Peak Prospect is a copper mine located in Mohave county, Arizona.
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Lat, Long: 34.29, -113.73333
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Lone Copper Peak Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Lone Copper Peak Prospect
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Santa Fe Pacific Mining, Inc.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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
Description: Nw Trending Mountain Range
Description: North-Trending High Angle Normal Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Analytical Data: VALUES EXCEEDING 1.0% AND 0.12 OZ/T AU (1991)
Analytical Data: 1.0% CU FOR 12 SAMPLES OF OUTCROP, AVERAGE AU WAS 310 PPB (1984)
Comment (Development): SANTA FE PACIFIC MINING MAPPING AND SAMPLING PROGRAM IN 1984, 1991 RECONNAISSANCE SAMPLING
Comment (Deposit): ORE ZONE HAS BEEN TRACED FOR 2,500 FT ALONG STRIKE AND IS UP TO 600 FT WIDE.
Comment (Location): NW FLANK OF RAWHIDE MOUNTAINS
Reference (Deposit): SANTA FE PACIFIC MINING, INC., INFORMATION SHEET
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