West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes

The West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,341 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: West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,341 Feet (1,323 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.78306, -113.06528

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Satelite image of the West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes

West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: West Grassy Ridge Sand Dunes


Commodity

Tertiary: Silica


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Grassy Mtns


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


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: 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: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sand


Comments

Comment (Location): PARTS OF ABOVE SECTIONS AND SECS. 3, 4, 9, 10, AND 14

Comment (Deposit): SCATTERED DUNES

Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS


References

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H.H., 1964, GEOLOGY OF THE NORTHERN LAKESIDE MOUNTAINS AND THE GRASSY MOUNTAINS AND VICINITY, TOOELE AND BOX ELDER COUNTIES, UTAH: PH.D. THESIS, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

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

Reference (Production): DOELLING, H.H., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY