The Central Miners Canyon Prospects is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,126 feet.
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Elevation: 7,126 Feet (2,172 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.005, -112.21361
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Central Miners Canyon Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Central Miners Canyon Prospects
District: North Tintic District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR
Description: Wasatch Fault
Description: North Tintic Anticline And Ne Trending Faults
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Commodity): GREEN CALCITE IN NW PROSPECT
Comment (Deposit): IRON IS COATINGS AND VEINLETS
Comment (Location): NW NE OF SE
Comment (Workings): FIVE ADITS, ONE 10 FT. DIAMETER OPEN PIT AND TWO SMALL OPEN CUTS
Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 12.
Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN, W. AND LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1919, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PA. 107.
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.
Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.
Reference (Deposit): 1961 GEOLMAP DISBROW A.E., GQ - 14
Reference (Production): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.