Dority Spring Prospects

The Dority Spring Prospects is a iron mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 6,982 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Dority Spring Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 6,982 Feet (2,128 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.66889, -111.48500

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Dority Spring Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dority Spring Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Iron
Secondary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): IRON AND MANGANESE OCCUR AS STAINING ONLY

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 AND SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4

Comment (Workings): WEST PROSPECT 40 FT. LONG; 10 FT WIDE AND 3 FT. DEEP, EAST PROSPECT 15 FT. LONG, 8 FT. WIDE AND 2 FT. DEEP

Comment (Deposit): WEST PROSPECT IS IN THE WOODSIDE SHALE AND THE EAST PROSPECT IS IN THE THAYNES FORMATION. THE WEST PROSPECT WAS PROBABLY A SHORT ADIT, NOW COLLAPSED AT THE PORTAL. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV; 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SUR.

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR., 1971. GEOL. OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.


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