Black Mt. South Claims

The Black Mt. South Claims is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,410 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: Black Mt. South Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,410 Feet (1,649 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.83972, -112.79833

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Black Mt. South Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Mt. South Claims


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Lakeside Mining 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

Type: Surface/Underground


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: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Lakeside Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Close To Lakeside Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): A SHALLOW SHAFT, APPROXIMATELY 40 FT DEEP, AND A SMALL PROSPECT 5 FT BY 5 FT. BY 2 FT. DEEP


References

Reference (Deposit): TESELLE, R., 1974, SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE LAKESIDE MINING DISTRICT: UNPUBLISHED REPORT.

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

Reference (Deposit): YOUNG, J.C., 1955, GEOL. OF THE SOUTHERN LAKESIDE MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. BULL. 56.


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