Silver Prince No. 6

The Silver Prince No. 6 is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,679 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: Silver Prince No. 6  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,679 Feet (1,731 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.91694, -113.83194

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Silver Prince No. 6 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Prince No. 6


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1938
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of The Campbell Peak Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Devonian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT AND PROSPECT


References

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B., 1980, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION

Reference (Deposit): SCHAEFFER, F.E., 1960, GEOL. OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS.: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B., 1980, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION.