Copper Basin

The Copper Basin is a gold mine located in Greenlee county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,961 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: Copper Basin  

State:  Arizona

County:  Greenlee

Elevation: 4,961 Feet (1,512 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 32.9317, -109.04860

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Copper Basin

Copper Basin MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Basin


Commodity

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


Location

State: Arizona
County: Greenlee


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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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 YORK VALLEY QUAD

Reference (Deposit): POWERS,RUSSEL S GEOLOGY OF THE SUMMIT MTS AND VICINITY,

Reference (Deposit): GRANT CO N.M.AND GREENLEE CO AZ ADMR FILES 1976 PLATE 4


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