Three Picks Claims

The Three Picks Claims is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 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: Three Picks Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.51306, -112.67917

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Three Picks Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Three Picks Claims


Commodity

Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Bronson, Wesley R.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement 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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Workings): FOUR PROSPECT PITS ON IRON OXIDE-FILLED FAULT ZONES PARALLEL TO THE TREND OF THE WESTERN BOUNDARY FAULT OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS.

Comment (Development): THE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FIELD WORK (1980) WAS PART OF A MINERAL RESOURCES EVALUTATION OF A RARE II AREA (04-757) IN THE STANSBURY MTNS. SECTION (GRANTSVILLE DIV.) OF THE WASATCH NATIONAL FOREST.


References

Reference (Deposit): ALMQUIST, CARL, AND KNESS, RICHARD, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION; U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, DENVER.

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 175P.

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON U.S. BUREAU OF MINE

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