Monte Del Rey Prospect

The Monte Del Rey Prospect is a arsenic, lead, and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,099 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: Monte Del Rey Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,099 Feet (1,859 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Arsenic, Lead, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.07306, -113.81472

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Monte Del Rey Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monte Del Rey Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Arsenic
Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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: 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: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): SE SE OF NE

Comment (Workings): MAIN ADIT TRENDS WESTERLY, CAVED BEYOND 330 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOL. SURV. PROF. PA. 177 P. 144.

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COS., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. SURV. BULL. 99, PP. 27-8.

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

Reference (Deposit): 1973 RECON UNIV. OF UTAH PHD. DISS., UTAH GEOL. SURV. BULL. 99

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