Unidentified Prospect

The Unidentified Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,079 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: Unidentified Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,079 Feet (1,853 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.19139, -113.87389

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Satelite image of the Unidentified Prospect

Unidentified Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unidentified Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Copper


Location

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


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
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, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silication, Bleaching Of Ls.


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Wollastonite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): FISSURES, BEDDING PLANES, AND IRREGULAR ZONES FILLED WITH TOTALLY OXIDIZED REPLACEMENT ORE CONSISTING OF LIMONITE, COPIAPITE, AND SCORODITE SOME CHRYSOCOLLA IS ALSO PRESENT.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS: A 20 FT DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT, TWO PAIRED SHAFTS 18FT. APART AND ALIGNED ON A N30E STRIKING ORE BODY, AND A PROSPECT PIT 72 FT N12W FROM THE 20FT. DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT. THE 20FT. SHAFT AND THE PAIRED SHAFTS ARE SEPARATED BY A MINE ROAD (RAVINE).


References

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

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