The Chalco Copper Co is a copper mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Name: Chalco Copper Co
Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.37056, -122.62333
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Chalco Copper Co MRDS details
Primary: Chalco Copper Co
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: 4 % CU
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 100 FT. SHAFT AND 125 FT. TUNNEL.
Reference (Deposit): RAND, L. H., 1931 , THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL. 18 , PART 1 , P. 527 , MINES INFORMATION BUR
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