Natick Gap Exploration Prospect, Phoenix, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA
JOHNSON, A.M. AND GROTH, E.H., 1998, INVENTORY OF UNDERGROUND MINES, KEWEENAW COUNTY, P. 190-91 SITE ID # 420061, MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Commodities (Major) - Copper
Deposit Type: Fissure Copper Veins
Development Status: Prospect
Deposit Model: 96: Native Cu
Host Rock Unit: Portage Lake Volcanics
Host Rock: Basalt
The Natick Gap Exploration (Natick Mining Company) was located approx. 1.75 mi. east of the town of Phoenix. The company formed in 1853 and exploration work began shortly after. No additional information is available concerning production; it is assumed that this location was not favourable for mining.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Clarke, D.H., 1974, Copper Mines of Keweenaw.
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Locality Updated: Forsythe Mine, Cooksville, Howard Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 04:44:50