The Copper Hill is a copper mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,801 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: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 46.9967, -112.31610
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Copper Hill MRDS details
Primary: Copper Hill
County: Lewis and Clark
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Unknown
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): THE BELT SUPERGROUP OF NORTHWESTERN MONTANA AND
Reference (Deposit): NORTHEASTERN IDAHO, GEOLOGY, VOL. 11, P. 643-646,
Reference (Deposit): NOVEMBER 1983.
Reference (Deposit): MILLER, RICHARD N., GEOLOGY OF THE HEDDLESTON COPPER-
Reference (Deposit): MOLYBDENUM DEPOSIT, LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY, MT,
Reference (Deposit): MINERAL PROPERTY FILE - WFOC.
Reference (Deposit): SCHMIDT AND STRONG--ROBERTS MOUNTAIN, MONTANA 1:24,000 MAP
Reference (Deposit): GQ-977, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, ROBERTS MOUNTAIN
Reference (Deposit): QUADRANGLE, LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY, MT.
Reference (Deposit): LANG, IAN M. AND SHERRY, RICHARD A., GENESIS OF THE
Reference (Deposit): SANDSTONE (REVETT) TYPE OF COPPER-SILVER OCCURRENCES IN