Skull Valley Indian Reservation Prospects

The Skull Valley Indian Reservation Prospects is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,761 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: Skull Valley Indian Reservation Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,761 Feet (1,756 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.42694, -112.67694

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Skull Valley Indian Reservation Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Skull Valley Indian Reservation Prospects


Commodity

Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia


Land Status

Not available


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Western Boundary Falut, Stansbury Mountains.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .01, MN.
Analytical Data: .09, P
Analytical Data: 0.50, S
Analytical Data: 29.8, SIO2
Analytical Data: PERCENTAGES-46.4, FE


Materials

Ore: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Location): POINT LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE POINT.

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: NO ACCESS ROAD

Comment (Deposit): THE ORE DEPOSITS ARE LOW-GRATE GOSSAN OUTCROPS. THE MINERALIZATION IS SCATTERED OVER A RELATIVELY LARGE AREA, BUT THE ORE GRADE IS POOR AND THE POTENITAL RESERVES SMALL.

Comment (Workings): BULLOCK (1970, P. 88) DOES NOT REFER TO ANY WORKINGS, ONLY TO THE GOSSAN OUTCROPS.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: BULL. 88, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, P. 8

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN 88, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, P. 77

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH NO. 138 UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, HAROLD M. III, 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SUR.