Dry Canyon Prospect

The Dry Canyon Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,100 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: Dry Canyon Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,100 Feet (2,164 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.41083, -112.63806

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Satelite image of the Dry Canyon Prospect

Dry Canyon Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dry Canyon Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wilson Bear

Owner Name: West Stansbury Mining Co.


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 Anr Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Syncline; Synclinal Axis Is Parallel With Deseret Peak Anticlinal Axis.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SB PERCENT .720.
Analytical Data: AS PERCENT .090
Analytical Data: CU PERCENT 1.88, PB PERCENT .00., ZN PERCENT .069
Analytical Data: AU, OZ PER TON, .011
Analytical Data: ASSAY FROM CHIP-CHANNEL SAMPLE: AG, 4.80 OZ. PER TON


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Workings): 70 FT ADIT WITH A WINZE, DEPTH UNKNOWN, AND A 15 15 FT SHAFT WITH CONNECTED DRIFT, LENGTH UNKNOWN, OUTSIDE THE PORTAL

Comment (Location): LOCATED IN DRY CANYON, MAP REFERENCE IS AN ADIT.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NUMBER 13, UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY, 175P.

Reference (Deposit): 1980 GEOLMAP UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVE