February Claim

The February Claim is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,551 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: February Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,551 Feet (1,692 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.23944, -113.84778

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Satelite image of the February Claim

February Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: February Claim
Secondary: February Claim of Monster Mining Co.


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


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


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Ochre Mountain Thrust


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT (28 FT.) WITH OPENCUT (45 FT.) -A, 10 FT. DEEP SHAFT-B, 20 FT. LONG TRENCH-C.

Comment (Deposit): THE DEPOSIT IS A 1-6 FT. WIDE, N-S, 47-90W COPPER-MINERALIZED FISSURE IN QUARTZITE, SOME SHALY LS. WAS DRAGGED INTO THE FISSURE IN THE SHAFT (WORKING B)


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN THOMAS, B. 1928, STRATIGRAPHY AND STRUCTURE, GOLD HILL QUADRANGE: SOC. AM. BULL. 39 PP. 183-184

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. 5329: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

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

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY-OPEN FILE

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