Peepstone Canyon Prospects

The Peepstone Canyon Prospects is a barium-barite and iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,089 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: Peepstone Canyon Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,089 Feet (1,551 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Barium-Barite, Iron

Lat, Long: 40.9075, -112.81528

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Satelite image of the Peepstone Canyon Prospects

Peepstone Canyon Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Peepstone Canyon Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Barium-Barite
Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Lakeside Mining District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Barite
Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): NINE WORKINGS TOTAL, ONE INCLINE SHAFT NOW COLLAPSED, THREE ADITS, TWO NOW COLLAPSED AND FIVE SMALL PROSPECTS


References

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H.H., 1964. GEOL. OF THE N. LAKESIDE MTNS. AND GRASSY MTNS. AND VICINITY: UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D. THESIS.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D. THESI