Pay Rock Prospect

The Pay Rock Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,732 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: Pay Rock Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,732 Feet (1,747 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.205, -113.82194

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Pay Rock Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pay Rock Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) 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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: North To Northwest-Striking Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW, 16 FT. ADIT TRENDING S20W, AND TWO PITS AT THE TOP OF THE RIDGE.

Comment (Location): LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SPOTTED FAWN CANYON

Comment (Deposit): STRINGERS ALONG BRACCIATED BEDDING PLANES


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROFESSINAL PAPER NO 177, P. 150

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, PL.

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