Limekiln Gulch North Quarry

The Limekiln Gulch North Quarry is a limestone, general mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 5,479 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: Limekiln Gulch North Quarry  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 5,479 Feet (1,670 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Limestone, General

Lat, Long: 40.78722, -111.84167

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Limekiln Gulch North Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Limekiln Gulch North Quarry


Commodity

Primary: Limestone, General
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Salt Lake Avenues Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Calcite
Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION IS TO WEST WORKING ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1973)

Comment (Workings): WEST PROSPECT-OPEN CUT IN LIMESTONE 75 FT. BY 25 FT. BY 5 FT. DEEP, NORTH PROSPECT-SMALL PIT IN IRON STAINED COLLUVIUM, CENTRAL PROSPECT -OPEN CUT ON GOSSAN IN BRECCIATED LIMESTONE 30 FT. BY 10 FT BY 10 FT. DEEP, SOUTH PROSPECT-COLLAPSED ADIT IN ALLUVIUM APPROXIMATELY 20 FT. LONG, SLIGHT IRON STAINING

Comment (Deposit): HISTORIC LIME KILNS NEARBY ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 3 FIELD OBSERV


References

Reference (Deposit): STOKES, W.L., 1961, NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE GEOLOGIC MAP OF UTAH: UGMS.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1982, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS