Tucson Prospect

The Tucson Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,319 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: Tucson Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,319 Feet (1,926 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.19417, -113.85694

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Tucson Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tucson Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Eugene Timm


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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 Range

Type: L
Description: N22w Minor Fault Intersecting The Right Lateral-Slip Fault East Of The Shaft


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Tenorite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Goethite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Chalcedony
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE PRINCIPAL MINERALIZED FISSURE IS A N65W FAULT EXPLORED BY A 50-60 FT DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT. THE ORE IS NEARLY COMPLETELY OXIDIZED, WITH THE EXECEPTION OF THE SCHEELITE THAT WAS MINED.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS: A 50-60 FT DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT ON THE PRINCIPAL, N65W, VERTICALLY DIPPING CU-MINERALIZED IRON OXIDE ZONE, AND ASSOCIATED SHORT ADITS AND PITS ON OTHER IRON OXIDE ZONES.

Comment (Location): LOCATED 1000 FT W OF USLM NO 10


References

Reference (Deposit): EVERTT, F.D., 1961, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 8014 P.27

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.G.S. PROF. PAPER 177

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

Reference (Production): EVERETT F.D. 1961 TUMSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH, USBM INF. CIRCULAR 80M, PG. 27