Unknown

The Unknown is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,079 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: 5,079 Feet (1,548 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.84667, -113.90806

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Unknown MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Tetzlaff Peak Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Production): MOST MINED MATERIAL IS ON DUMP

Comment (Workings): ADIT WITH SHAFT TO SURFACE

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ FILLED VEIN AND BRECCIA ZONE


References

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

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

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

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