The Copper Butte is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 3,930 feet.
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Elevation: 3,930 Feet (1,198 Meters)
Lat, Long: 44.9431, -117.52080
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Copper Butte MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Copper Butte
Secondary: Copper Butte Group
Secondary: Copper Queen Mine
District: Eagle Creek District
Land StatusLand ownership: BLM Administrative Area
HoldingsType: Fee Ownership
Type: Located Claim
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1976
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1872
Discovery Year: 1870
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: ON TONNAGE-GRADE MATRIX A FACTOR OF 12 CUBIC FT.PER TON WAS THE P3 TONNAGE ASSUMED TO EXTEND TO A DEPTH OF 20 FT. THE P2 TONNAGE ASSUMED TO EXTEND TO A DEPTH OF 40 FT. THE P1 TONNAG ASSUMED TO EXTEND TO A DEPTH OF 80 FT. LATERAL DIMENSIONS OF P1,P2,AND P3 TONNAGES ARE 700 FT.X 100 THE PROPERTY LIES IN THE SAWTOOTHRIDGE 7.5 MINUTE TOPOGRAPHI|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-A, 1939, P. 46.