North Ore Shoot Extension

The North Ore Shoot Extension is a copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,080 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: North Ore Shoot Extension  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,080 Feet (2,158 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.5325, -112.16000

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North Ore Shoot Extension MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Ore Shoot Extension
Secondary: Carr Fork
Secondary: Bingham Canyon Underground


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Molybdenum
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: West Mountain


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: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Kennecott Corp. (Div. Of Rtz Corp. Plc)
Company ID: 4201392
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1993


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Deposit
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Skarn Cu
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Filled Stopes - Horiz Cut and Fill W/Tailings
Milling Method: Flotation
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Skarn Cu


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: Skarn


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Description: The un-altered Commercial and Jordan Limestones are grey to black, fine to medium bedded, carbonaceous limestones containing bedded to nodular chert and fossil debris.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Carboniferous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrrhotite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX 2 COLUMN 1 SAME AS ADIT DATA:

Comment (Reserve-Resource): COMBINING NORTH ORE SHOOT WITH CARR FORK DEPOSIT AND RENAMING AS BINGHAM CANYON UNDERGROUND FOR SAM EVALUATION ONLY.

Comment (Identification): The North Ore Shoot Extension and related Carr Fork Skarn are two separate records. SEE "Carr Fork Mine" Deposit ID 10041786


References

Reference (Production): SKILLINGS, DAVID N., JR. ANACONDA CO.'S CARR FORK PROJECT IN UTAH-UNDERGROUND COPPER MINE AND CONCENTRATOR FOR START UP IN 1979. SKILLINGS' MINING REVIEW, JULY 1, 1978,PP. 10-14.

Reference (Deposit): HITE, ALAN G. DEPOSIT SUMMARY REPORT, COPPER, CARR FORK MINE, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH, SEPTEMBER 1978, 30 PP.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): RTZ/CRA 1995 ANNUAL REPORT. P. 16.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): ARGALL, GEORGE O. TAKEOVERS SHAKE USA MINING COMPANIES, WORLD MINING, MAY 1981, VOL. 34 NO. 5, PP. 56-59.

Reference (Deposit): MINING ENGINEERING. KENNECOTT ADDS FOURTH GRINDING CIRCUIT AT COPPERTON CONCENTRATOR. V47/N9. PP. 823-827.

Reference (Deposit): ZUPON, MAX (ED.). NORTH ORE SHOOT: ANOTHER ROUTE OF PROFITS. COPPER PIPELINE, UTAH COPPER DIVISION, KENNECOTT MINERALS COMPANY, MAY 1982.

Reference (Deposit): WOODY, ROBERT H. THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. KENNECOTT MAY GO UNDERGROUND FOR BIG COPPER DEPOSIT. NOVEMBER 19, 1980, P. C6.