Western Pacific Claim Group Prospect

The Western Pacific Claim Group Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,361 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: Western Pacific Claim Group Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,361 Feet (1,634 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.16028, -113.79806

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Western Pacific Claim Group Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Western Pacific Claim Group Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Rge

Type: L
Description: Limestone-Igneous Contact


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SHORT ADITS, SHAFTS AND PITS


References

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H. H., AND H. M. MESSENGER III, 1981, 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): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY