The Yellow Iron Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,319 feet.
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Elevation: 6,319 Feet (1,926 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.93833, -112.74778
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Yellow Iron Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Yellow Iron Prospect
District: Erickson District District
Owner Name: J. L. Shielde
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): FAULT ZONE CONSISTING OF BRECCIATED QUARTZITE WITH PYRITE-QUARTZ STRINGERS FILLING THE FRACTURES
Comment (Workings): ADIT OF UNDETERMINED LENGTH, TRENDING APPROX. N 22 W, DRIVEN ON THE N 25 W 60SW FISSURE. A N 28 E TRENDING ADIT IS 20 FT. BELOW THE PRINCIPAL ADIT, INTERSECTING THE WORKING APPROX. 50 FT. INSIDE THE ADIT. ADIT IS 600 FT. NORTHWEST OF THE ADIT.
Reference (Deposit): COHENOUS, R.E., 1959, SHEEP ROCK MOUNTAIN, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, BULL. 63.
Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M., 3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS
Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF THE INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNPUB. BYU M.S. THESIS, PROVO, UTAH.