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Burra Burra Mine (Tennessee Copper Company; Copperhill Operations), Ducktown District, Polk Co., Tennessee, USA

Garnet
Burra Burra Mine, Ducktown District, Polk Co., Tennessee, USA

Photo: Dan & Diana Weinrich Minerals
Latitude: 35°2'6"N
Longitude: 84°22'47"W
REF:Deposit:: MAGEE, MAURICE, 1968, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE DUCKTOWN DISTRICT, TENNSSSEE: IN RIDGE, J.D., ED., ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1933-1967 (GRATON-SALES VOLUME), V. 1, AM. INST. MINING, METALL., AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS, P. 207-241
Deposit:: BEALL, J. W., 1973, COPPER IN THE U. S. -- A POSITION SURVEY
Deposit:: MINING ENGINEERING: SOC. MINING ENGINEERS, V. 25, NO. 4, P.
Deposit:: EMMONS, W. H., AND LANEY, F. B., 1926, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOS
Deposit:: THE DUCKTOWN MINING DISTRICT
Commodities (Major) - Sulfur, Copper, Iron
Development Status: Producer
Deposit Model: 91: Massive sulfide, Besshi
Host Rock Unit: Grenville Series, Battleground Schist, Graywackes And Mica Schists In The Footwall
Structure: Nw Limb Of The Burra Anticline, Local Folds Plunging 45 To 65 Deg. Ne

Mineral List

Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Garnet'
'Hornblende'
Magnetite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Sphalerite


9 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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