Copper Mtn. Property

Past Producer in Mineral county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037632
MRDS ID M035747
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Mtn. Property
Alternate or previous names Snow Storm

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.45152, 38.86048 (WGS84)
Elevation 1585
Relative position APPROX. 25 MI. NE OF HAWTHORNE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Mineral

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 011N;012N 031E 02,35 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • EXTENSIVE WORKINGS UP SW FLANK OF COPPEZ MTN.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • ASSAY AVERAGE 3 TO 7 PERCENT CU

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -118.45152, 38.86048

Ore body information

  • General form DISSEMINATED
    Dip 65
    Width 4.27M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Ore Disseminated As Grains And Streaks In Altered Qtz. Monz. And Occurs As Disseminations And Lrge. Masses In Garnetized Lmst. Adjacent To Contact

Comments on the geologic information

  • CONTACT BETWEEN LMST. AND QTZ. MONZ. IRREGULAR AND JAGGED BOTH VERTICALLY AND HORIZONTALLY. ORE OXIDIZED AND HIGHLY SILICEOUS. ORE STRINGERS VARY FROM THIN COATINGS TO SEVERAL INCHES AND OFTEN LEAD TO VALUABLE ORE BODIES

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 Bovard - Rand

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • ESTIMATED TOTAL PRODUCTION IN EXCESS OF $125,000 . $93,500 WAS PRODUCED BY THE JUMBO EXTENSION MINING CO.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 1828.8M
    Overall depth 96.01M

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL SHAFTS ADITS AND NUMEROUS SURFACE SCRAPINGS. 3 SHAFTS HAVE CONNECTING CROSSCUTS AND DRIFTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M035747

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SCHILLING, J. H., 1962 , AN INVENTORY OF MOLY OCCURENCES IN NEV., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES, REPORT 2

  • Deposit

    TURNER, J. K., 1937 , PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE COPPER MTN. PROPERTY, UNPUBLISHED NEV. BUREAU OF MINES FILE

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 5 CLAIMS: COPPER MOUNTAIN, COPPER MTN. NO. 1 , COPPER MTN. NO. 4 , NO. 5 AND SNOW STORM ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1979 Fiebelkorn, J. B. (Stewart, J. H.) U.S. Geological Survey