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Eagle Picher mine, Creta, Jackson Co., Oklahoma, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 31' North , 99° 33' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.5166666667, -99.55

Eagle-Picher copper mine, active 1965-1975. Copper-bearing shales (two layers) in the upper part of the Permian Flowerpot Shale.

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Dinges, (1976), Geology and mining operations at the Creta copper deposit of Eagle Picher Industries, Inc. In Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium. Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, 15-24.

Kidwell, A.L. & Bower, R.R. (1976), MIineralogy and micromixtures of sulfides in the Flowerpot Shale of Oklahoma and Texas. In Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium. Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, 51-60.

Smith, A.E., Fay, R.O., and Lobell, J., (1997), Oklahoma Mineral Locality Index, Rocks & Minerals 72:4, 258-259

External Links - Copy of Stratiform Copper deposits of the midcontinent region: A symposium (1977), Okla. Geol. Survey Circular 77, includes Dinges (1976) and Kidwell & Bower (1976).

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