The Copper Mtn Mine is a copper mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,360 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: 3,360 Feet (1,024 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.1697, -113.33580
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Copper Mtn Mine MRDS details
Primary: Copper Mtn Mine
Secondary: Cox and Ross Claim
Secondary: Copper King
Land ownership: National Recreation 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.
Owner Name: Lorraine Cox
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1942
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Grand Canyon Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): ADMR FILES
Reference (Deposit): AZBM BULL 180 P287-288
Reference (Deposit): BLM MINING DISTRICT MAPS
Reference (Deposit): USGS 7 1/2 WHITMORE POINT MAP
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