Copper Crown

Virtual Museum ID: 19-BMM03

Specimen Summary


1942 copper crown from Britannia Mine Museum

The Copper Queen ceremony was the social highlight of the year for the Britannia Beach community. Each year a student was elected and she received a crown made of copper after a procession through the town.

Specimen Data

 

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Collection Details

Original Collection:

Britannia Mining Museum (BBM)

Sub Collection:

-

Collection ID:

BMM-03

Virtual Museum ID:

19-BMM03

Accessibility:

Off Display, Not Public

Date Added to VM:

2019-11-26

Location Information

Sample Origin:

Specific Site:

UTM Easting:

485036

UTM Northing:

5496809

Datum:

10 (NAD 83)

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Specimen Details

VM Category:

Artifact

Primary Features:

Copper Crown

Primary Mineral Formula:

-

Primary Category:

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Secondary Features:

Advanced Geological Information

 

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Geological Belt:

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Geological Terrane:

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Minfile ID:

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