The Copper Canyon Mine - Duval Corp. is a copper mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,749 feet.
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Elevation: 6,749 Feet (2,057 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.54, -117.12390
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Copper Canyon Mine - Duval Corp. MRDS details
Primary: Copper Canyon Mine - Duval Corp.
Secondary: Copper Canyon Tungsten Deposit
Secondary: Copper Basin Mine - Duval Corp.
Secondary: See Commets For Others
Secondary: Battle Mountain
District: Battle Mountain 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.
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Duval Corp.; Pennzoil United, Inc.
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1972
Description: Zn Recovered 8 Mt/Yr
Description: Au Recovered 816000 G/Yr
Description: Cu Recovered 7503 Mt/Yr
Description: Au 244000 Oz
Description: Cu Recovered Form Ppts 4446 Mt/Yr
Description: Pb Recovered (62% Recovery) 14156 Mt/Yr
Description: Sulphide (Canyon & Basin) Treated, ?%Cu 1557000 Mt/Yr
Description: Cu Recovered From Ppts Unk
Description: Pb Recovered 8
Description: Ag Recovered 12095000 G/Yr
Description: Sulphide (Canyon & Basin) Treated, ?%Cu 1114000 Mt/Yr
Description: Copper Precipitate Produced (For Oxide) 6048 Mt/Yr
Time Period: 1965-1966
Description: Preprod Waste Stripping Cu Can Sulphide (Canyon & Basin) Treated, .81% Cu Recovered
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Plant Subtype: Precipitation
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Bench (Berm)
Milling Method: Leach-Precipitation
Year First Production: 1967
Discovery Year: 1961
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): SEE MAIN PROPERTY FILE FOLDER, BATTLE MOLUNTAIN COMPLEX,
Reference (Deposit): 0320150631 FOR BIB LIST OF THIS MAS FILE.
Reference (Deposit): SEE COMMENTS:
Reference (Deposit): MAIN MAS/MILS PROPERTY FILE, 0320150631, FOR MORE BIB REF.
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.