Manning Canyon Mine #3

The Manning Canyon Mine #3 is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 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: Manning Canyon Mine #3  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.32278, -112.19750

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Manning Canyon Mine #3 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Manning Canyon Mine #3


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Mercury
Secondary: Antimony
Secondary: Arsenic
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Mercur District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Getty Oil Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Uinta Extension


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures And Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization And Silicification


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Orpiment
Ore: Stibnite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Realgar
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Talc
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WALLROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED AND ALTERED. MINERALIZATION IS CONTROLLED BY FRACTURES AND FISSURES. ORE MINERALS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ VEINS.

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1977)

Comment (Workings): THREE PITS OF 50X70X15, 50X60X10, AND 30X20X8 FEET SIZE; ONE TRENCH OF 120X15 FEET SIZE; AND OTHER SMALL PITS.

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES ARE NOT AVAILABLE

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONES ARE GRAY, CHERTY, DOLOMITIZED AND SILICIFIED. LIMONITIC STAINS ARE VERY COMMON. SHALES OCCUR AS PULVERIZED INTERBEDDINGS IN LIMESTONES. THEY ARE CALCAREOUS, CARBONACEOUS, SERICITIC AND KAOLIMITIC.


References

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL,H.J., ET. AL., 1959, GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO.14, UT. GEOL. SOC.:U.G.M.S. BULL. 14,262P.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY,J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES:U.S.G.S. PRO. PA.173,167P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTTLER,B.S.,ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH:U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 111, 672P.

Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., 1895, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE MERCUR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. 16TH. ANN. REPT., PT.2, 454P.

Reference (Production): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION:U.G.M.S.