Quincy Spring Sand Dunes

The Quincy Spring Sand Dunes is a silica mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,650 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: Quincy Spring Sand Dunes  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,650 Feet (1,722 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silica

Lat, Long: 40.60861, -112.98583

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Satelite image of the Quincy Spring Sand Dunes

Quincy Spring Sand Dunes MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Quincy Spring Sand Dunes


Commodity

Primary: Silica


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Cedar Mtns.


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unconsolidated Sediments
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: Cedar Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sand and Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene

Name: Sand and Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE POINT

Comment (Deposit): SCATTERED DUNES


References

Reference (Deposit): MAURER, R.E., 1970, GEOLOGY OF THE CEDAR MOUNTAINS, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: PH.D. THESIS, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

Reference (Deposit): 1970 GEOLMAP UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D DISSERTATIO

Reference (Production): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS