The Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,171 feet.
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Elevation: 5,171 Feet (1,576 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 40.17667, -113.80833
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Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine MRDS details
Primary: Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine
Secondary: Incas Group
Secondary: Red Copper Queen Property
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Napoleon Mining Co.
Time Period: 1917-1918
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.11 Oz Au, 2.6 Ag Per Ton
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Basin And Range
Description: Fault On The Northwest Slope Of Calico Hill Separating The Ochre Mtn. Ls. From The Oquirrh Fm.
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching, Recrystallization Of Ls.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: 6.4 PERCENT COPPER.
Analytical Data: 2.6 OZ AG PER TON
Analytical Data: AVG. ASSAYS, PRODUCTION, 1917-1918: 0.11 OZ. AU PER TON
Comment (Workings): THE PRINCIPAL WORKINGS ARE A NUMBER OF ADITS, THE LONGEST OF WHICH IS 340 FT., WHICH BOTH PARALLEL AND CROSSCUT THE IRREGULAR LS.-QTZ. MONZONITE CONTACT. SHAFTS, PITS, AND TRENCHES ARE SCATTERED ON THE PROPERTY.
Comment (Location): ON THE NORTHWEST SLOPE OF THE PROMINENT KNOB CALICO HILL (NOT LABELED ON 7.5 MIN. GOLD HILL QUAD
Comment (Deposit): GOLD-SILVER-BASE METALS MINERALIZATION ALONG AN IRREGULAR, CURVING, LOW-HIGH ANGLE, FAULT CONTROLLED LS.-QTZ. MONZONITE CONTACT. A FEW MINERALIZED, SMALL FISSURE VEINS ARE ALSO ON THE PROPERTY.
Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, T.B., 1935, USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 125
Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY
Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEYS 6271 AND 6670, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY
Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, PL. 2
Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 125
Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON UGMS, OPEN FILE NOTES
Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP 177 P. 125