The Gold-Copper Mines Co. is a copper and gold mine located in Gila county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,249 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.
Elevation: 4,249 Feet (1,295 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold
Lat, Long: 33.07306, -110.78389
Gold-Copper Mines Co. MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Gold-Copper Mines Co.
District: Banner District
Land StatusLand ownership: Federal
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Text: In A Number Of Places Altered Igneous Rock Forms The South Wall Of The Main Vein. In The Hand Specimen This Is A Fine-Grained Dull-Green Rock Speckled With Numerous Small White Feldspar Phenocrysts. It Is An Aggregate Of Chlorite, Epidote, Residual Bits Of Feldspar, And Indeterminate Alteration Products. The Rock Is Probably An Altered Intrusive Andesite, Perhaps Related To The Dioritic Dikes That Are Common In This Region.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: ROSS, C. P., 1925 , ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SADDLE MOUNTAIN AND BANNER MINING DESTRICTS, ARIZONA; UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 771