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Kay Copper

The Kay Copper is a copper mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,281 feet.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Kay Copper  

State:  Arizona

County:  Mohave

Elevation: 4,281 Feet (1,305 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 35.3747, -114.16110

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Satelite image of the Kay Copper

Kay Copper MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kay Copper


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Arizona
County: Mohave


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: L. M. Kay
Info Year: 1943

Owner Name: Exxon Corp.
Info Year: 1977


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): NATIVE

Reference (Deposit): ADMR MOHAVE CARD FILE

Reference (Deposit): MOHAVE CUSTOM MILL PROJ CARD FILE

Reference (Deposit): BASTIN,E.S.,USGS BULL 750,P30

Reference (Deposit): ADMR KAY COPPER MINE FILE

Reference (Deposit): BLM AZ.MIN.CLAIM FILE #13342


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