The Copper Mountain #2 is a niobium (columbium), feldspar, mica, and beryllium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,011 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 7,011 Feet (2,137 Meters)
Commodity: Niobium (Columbium), Feldspar, Mica, Beryllium
Lat, Long: 43.4219, -107.98360
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Copper Mountain #2 MRDS details
Primary: Copper Mountain #2
Primary: Niobium (Columbium)
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): LES P 31
Reference (Deposit): WYO INDUSTRIAL MINS GUIDEBOOK, 1975, WYO GEOL SURVEY OPEN FI
Reference (Deposit): ONE OF SEVERAL LOCATIONS UNDER SEVERAL LOCATIONS
Reference (Deposit): PRODUCTION FOR GLASS AND CERAMICS. DEPOSIT IN PEGMATITE.
Reference (Deposit): ALSO LOCATED IN SEC. 28 T40N, R93W
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