Iron King Mine

The Iron King Mine is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Iron King Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.02361, -112.54556

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Iron King Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Iron King Mine
Secondary: Lawrence Sharp
Secondary: Godiva
Secondary: Iron Hope


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: E. T. Hansen And J. R. Edwards


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS/CHIMNEY SHAPED


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Government Creek Fault Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonitization


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite
Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Geology): ORE MINERALIZATION CONSISTS OF HEMATITE AND QUARTZ GANGUE OCCURRING IN FAULT BRECCIA

Comment (Workings): CAVED IN; SHORT ADITS AND SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): BISHOP, C., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, BULL. 88, P 75-77

Reference (Production): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV., BULL. 88