Copper Creek

Past Producer in Elko county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10098655
MRDS ID M234118
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.9923, 40.31102 (WGS84)
Elevation 2048
Relative position N SIDE OF PONY CREEK
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Elko

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 028N 053E 16 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • NE 2 3/4 MILES OF COFFIN MTN.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.9923, 40.31102

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 Larrabee

Comments on the workings information

  • SHAFT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M234118

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMITH, R.M., MINERAL RESOURCES OF ELLSO COUNTY, NEVADA, USGS OPEN FILE REPORT 1976-56

  • Production

    SMITH, R.M. (1976)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THE COPPER CREEK CLAIM IS LOCATED NEARLY 15 MILES SOUTH OF THE MAIN MINE OF THE RAILROAD DISTRICT. THE PROPERTY IS DEVELOPED BY A SHAFT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1979 Tingley, I. C. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology