St. Louis Workings

The St. Louis Workings is a gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,152 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: St. Louis Workings  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,152 Feet (1,875 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.54722, -112.13944

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Satelite image of the St. Louis Workings

St. Louis Workings MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: St. Louis Workings
Secondary: White Channel


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: POOR GRADE ORE


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: GRAVELS INCLUDE LARGE WELL-ROUNDED BOULDERS OF QUARTZITE, QUARTZITE BRECCIA, PORPHYRY, AND CHERTY LIME. A CROSS SECTION OF THE DEPOSIT SHOWS 8 FT OF RED PEBBLY SOIL; 25 FT OF COARSE ANGULAR BEDDED QUARTZITE FRAGMENTS 2 - 4 IN DIAM; 25 FT OF 1 - 7 FT DIAM BOULDERS OF PORPHYRY, QUARTZITE, AND QUARTZITE BRECCIA; AND A DENSELY COMPACTED BUFF FERRUGINOUS BASAL.

Comment (Location): MINE IS COMPLETELY EXCAVATED BY OPEN PIT.

Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38, P. 355.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 04-01-1958