Hickman Canyon Mining and Dev. Co. Prospect

The Hickman Canyon Mining and Dev. Co. Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,881 feet.

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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: Hickman Canyon Mining and Dev. Co. Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,881 Feet (2,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.44722, -112.59944

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Hickman Canyon Mining and Dev. Co. Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hickman Canyon Mining and Dev. Co. Prospect
Secondary: Bear Fork Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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: Gus Anderson, Hardy Odell


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS FROM THE MINERALIZED BRECCIA ZONE SHOW A FRACTION OF A PERCENT IN COPPER AND ZINC.


Materials

Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Goethite


Comments

Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION FIGURES RECORDED.

Comment (Development): THE HICKMAN CANYON MINING AND DEV. CO. PROPERTY CONSISTED OF TWELVE UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS IN 1943. THE ORIGINAL FILINGS WERE MADE DURING 1939 BY GUS ANDERSON AND ASSOCIATES.

Comment (Deposit): THE MINERALIZED BRECCIA ZONE DESCRIBED IS ON THE EAST WALL OF THE SHAFT. NO IN-PLACE ORE MINERALS WERE NOTED BY THE USBM PERSONNEL DURING THEIR UNDERGROUND EXAMINATION.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF THREE ADITS, ALL CAVED IN, AND A VERTICAL SHAFT 25 DEEP THAT IS PARTIALLY CAVED, ORIGINALLY 48 FT. DEEP.

Comment (Deposit): THE LOCATION GIVEN IN RECORD NO. DC12170 WAS INCORRECT. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV; 2 UNPUB REPT; 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Location): LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF BEAR FORK

Comment (Geology): MALACHITE, AZURITE, AND CUPRITE ARE PRESENT IN GLACIAL COLLURIUM BELOW THE WORKINGS


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1943, WAR MINERALS REPORT

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE CO., UTAH; GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13, UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY.

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1943, WAR MINERALS REPORT, UNPUBLISHED.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1943, WAR MINERALS REPORT, UNPUBLISHED OPEN FILE REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): 1943 GEOLMAP USBM-WAR MINERALS REPORT


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