The Unknown Prospect is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,381 feet.
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Elevation: 6,381 Feet (1,945 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 39.97194, -112.29611
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Unknown Prospect MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Unknown Prospect
District: West Tintic Area
Land StatusLand ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
OrebodyForm: IRREGULAR VEIN
Description: Basin & Range
Description: Local Faulting
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: EVERTS, M.L., 1980, UT. GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST
Reference Category: Production
Reference: EVERTS, M.L., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SUR.