Longfellow Incline

The Longfellow Incline is a kaolin and copper mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 5,600 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: Longfellow Incline  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Kaolin, Copper

Lat, Long: 33.1131, -109.38170

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Longfellow Incline MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Longfellow Incline
Secondary: Ariz Copper Co Property


Commodity

Primary: Kaolin
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


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 Corp
Home Office: Arizona
Info Year: 1980


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


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 QUAD

Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOLOGIC ATLAS CLIFTON FOLIO AZ 1905-ECONOMIC GEOLOGY

Reference (Deposit): MAP

Reference (Deposit): DUNNING,CHARLES H ROCKS TO RICHES 1959

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

Reference (Deposit): HINTON,R J 1000 OLD AZ MINES 1970 PP 7,8,40 AND 44

Reference (Deposit): WEED,WALTER H THE MINES HANDBOOK VOL XIII 1918 P 470

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

Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT AZ USGS PP 43 1905


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