Green Copper Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037218
MRDS ID M031108
Record type Site
Current site name Green Copper Mine
Related records 10173791

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.48584, 35.85111 (WGS84)
Elevation 1414
Relative position 3 MILES NW OF GOODSPRINGS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
024S 058E 20 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Copper Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.48584, 35.85111

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Large Scale Overthrusts
Local Shear Zone Probably Associated With The Ne Extension Of The Alice Fault

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Shear Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE ALONG FRACTURES IN SHEAR ZONE. ORE MINERALS ASSOCIATED WITH IRON STAINED CHERT LENSES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Goodsprings

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCED 75 TONS OF ORE AVERAGING 15 TO 20% COPPER

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 38.1M
    Overall depth 10.67M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031108

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD, USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 110

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1979 Harner, Joy L. (Roberts, Ralph J.) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-MAR-1990 Marcus, S U.S. Geological Survey