Rising Sun Prospect

The Rising Sun Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,919 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: Rising Sun Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.0875, -113.79139

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Rising Sun Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rising Sun Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS AND SEVERAL PITS AND CUTS

Comment (Location): SE SW OF NW

Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL FISSURES.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B.,1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY