Copperopolis Adit

Occurrence in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044010
MRDS ID M231325
Record type Site
Current site name Copperopolis Adit

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.04038, 40.61546 (WGS84)
Elevation 1798
Relative position 7 MILES WSW OF TOWN OF BATTLE MOUNTAIN
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Lander

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 032N 044E 29 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Iron Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Silicic, Pyritic

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Hornfels
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Argillite
    Rock unit name Harmony Formation
    Rock description Harmony Formation
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.04038, 40.61546

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Thrust Faults
Local Nw-Trending Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Battle Mountian District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231325

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ROBERTS, R.J., AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEVADA; U.S.G.S. PROF PAPER 459-B

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1980 La Pointe, D.D. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology