The old Copper Chief Mine is located along the Fire Road leading to Mingus Mountain. The access road to the tailings has an obstacle that appears to be just a little too much for our Jeep, so we walked from the Fire Road to the tailings to collect the rocks.
1.0 from Cottonwood, 2.0 from Mingus Mountain
Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, stock tires
A look at the tailings (in the background), and the trail to it including the obstacle (just at the edge of the tree on the left):
On the tailings looking back at the trail. We're parked just about dead center in the picture:
Some of the rocks we collected:
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