The Copper Basin is a copper mine located in Greenlee 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.
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 32.92778, -109.05278
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MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Copper Basin MRDS details
Primary: Copper Basin
District: Twin Peaks Area
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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
Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Oligocene
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): HEDLUND, D.C., 1979-1980, U.S.G.S. UNPUBLISHED DATA, N.Y. VALLEY NE QUAD., GRANT COUNTY, N.M
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