Iron Claim Prospects

The Iron Claim Prospects is a silver, copper, and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,840 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: Iron Claim Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,840 Feet (1,780 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.23361, -113.85583

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Iron Claim Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Iron Claim Prospects
Secondary: Iron Claim Patented of the Evans Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Johnson
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement 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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Bange

Type: L
Description: Intersecting Northeast And Northwest Striking Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Tenorite
Gangue: Jarosite


Comments

Comment (Location): IN ROYAL GULCH

Comment (Development): ERRONEOUS UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM NOTICES OF LOCATION ARE POSTED IN THE AREA OF THIS PATENTED (AS OF JULY, 1980) MINING CLAIM.

Comment (Deposit): THE 30 FT SHAFT IS ON A 3 FT WIDE, N30W, 60SW BEDDING REPLACEMENT ZONE. THERE HAS BEEN SOME SHEARING ALONG THE BEDDING PLANE. A 25 FT ADIT APPROX. 300 FT S35W OF THE SHAFT CROSSCUTS JAROSITE VEINLETS ALONG FRACTURES AND BEDDING PLANES.

Comment (Workings): THE WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 30FT. DEEP INCLINED (70 DEGREES) SHAFT AND A 25 FT LONG, INCLINED (26 DEGREES) ADIT APPROX. 300 FT S35W OF THE SHAFT.

Comment (Geology): ALL OF THE MINERALS LISTED, EXCEPT FOR THE JAROSITE IN THE SHORT ADIT, WERE IDENTIFIED ON THE DUMP OF THE SHAFT.


References

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6040: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.2

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 166

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON UGMS; OPEN FILE REPORT