Metcalf, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Metcalf is a former mining town. It is now a site covered by tailings from the Morenci Mine. The post office was established August 25, 1899 and closed May 15, 1936. The town's population during its heyday was 4000 to 5000 people. The copper mine was discovered in 1870 and was the mainstay of the town. A wood burning railroad nicknamed the "Little Emma" brought ore out of the canyon.
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var: Auriferous Pyrite
9 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.
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New Locality Added: Colony meteorite, Washita Co., Oklahoma, USAFrom Lon Clay Hill, 8th Mar 2014 11:44:32