Unknown

The Unknown is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,640 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: Unknown  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,640 Feet (1,719 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.93444, -113.82694

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Satelite image of the Unknown

Unknown MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


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: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of The Campbell Peak Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): SHEAR ZONE SHOWS MINOR IRON AND COPPER STAINING

Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT, ABOUT 60 FT. LONG S. 70 DEG. W., 32 DEG. SW


References

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

Reference (Deposit): SCHAEFFER, F.E., 1960, GEOL. OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS.: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 15.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B., 1980, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST.