Metcalf

The Metcalf is a copper mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,400 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: Metcalf  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.1144, -109.36640

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Satelite image of the Metcalf

Metcalf MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Metcalf


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Molybdenum
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Silica


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee


Land Status

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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Phelps Dodge
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1980


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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): USGS CLIFTON QUAN

Reference (Deposit): CLELAND,ROBERT G A HISTORY OF PHELPS DODGE 1952

Reference (Deposit): DUNNING CHARLES H ROCK TO RICHES 1959

Reference (Deposit): ADMR ACTIVE FILE PHELPS DODGE MORENCI

Reference (Deposit): DIRECTORY OF ACTIVE MINES IN AZ ADMR 1980 P 17-18

Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN,WALDEMAR THE COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE CLIFTON-MORENCI

Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT AZ USGS PP 43 1905

Reference (Deposit): ADMR ACTIVE FILE PHELPS DODGE-METCALF