Jeep Spring #3

The Jeep Spring #3 is a mine located in Piute county, Utah at an elevation of 7,080 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: Jeep Spring #3  

State:  Utah

County:  Piute

Elevation: 7,080 Feet (2,158 Meters)


Lat, Long: 38.2025, -112.06861

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Jeep Spring #3 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jeep Spring #3


Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead


State: Utah
County: Piute
District: Phonolite Hill Area

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.


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Type: Surface


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


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: High Plateaus Of Utah
Physiographic Detail: Tushar Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Form: VEIN


Type: L
Description: Normal Fault


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Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AU = .04
Analytical Data: MO = 27
Analytical Data: ZN = 50
Analytical Data: PB = 49
Analytical Data: PPM: CU = 22


Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comment (Location): NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 SEC. 13 T 30 S R 2 1/2 W

Comment (Workings): DOZER CUTS


Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: SELECT SAMPLE

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