Frankie West Prospect

The Frankie West Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,086 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: Frankie West Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,086 Feet (1,855 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.14028, -113.82833

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Frankie West Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Frankie West Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Iron
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Chalcedony
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): JAROSITE, MALACHITE, COPPER PITCH, CHRYSOCOLLA

Comment (Workings): 3 CIRCULAR DEEP PITS IN JASPEROID WITH 5 OTHER CUTS AND PITS. ONE SHORT ADIT


References

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H. H., 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, PROF. PAPER 177, P1.

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