Round Valley South Prospect

The Round Valley South Prospect is a manganese and iron mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 6,850 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: Round Valley South Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 6,850 Feet (2,088 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese, Iron

Lat, Long: 40.68333, -111.49583

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Round Valley South Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Round Valley South Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Manganese
Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City


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: Occurrence
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: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SW 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT IS PROBABLY THE REMNANT OF A SHORT ADIT, NOW COLLAPSED


References

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR., 1971. GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85


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