The Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,339 feet.
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Elevation: 7,339 Feet (2,237 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.93833, -112.73500
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Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect
District: Erickson District District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Basin And Range
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): PYRITE-QUARTZ STRINGERS VEINS IN QUARTZITE
Comment (Workings): THE PRINCIPAL WORKINGS INCLUDING APPROX. 200 FT. OF DRIFT. WERE NEVER LOCATED IN THE FIELD. ORGINAL PORTAL IS PROBABLY TOTALLY CAVED AND OVERGROWN. NO DISCERNIBLE DUMP WAS EVIDENT. A 10 FT LONG, 29 DEGREE INCLINED PIT IS NORTH OF THE ADIT.
Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6207, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. 3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS
Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UNPUB. M.S. THESIS, BYU.