Manning Canyon Prospect #2

The Manning Canyon Prospect #2 is a gold and arsenic mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,801 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 Prospect #2  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Arsenic

Lat, Long: 40.31861, -112.18861

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Manning Canyon Prospect #2 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Manning Canyon Prospect #2


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Mercur 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: 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: Silicification


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Realgar
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Orpiment
Ore: Limonite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Barite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WALL ROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED AND ALTERED. MINERALIZATION IS CONTROLLED BY TRACTURES AND FISSURES.

Comment (Workings): PIT AND TRENCHES

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONES ARE DARK GREY TO BLACK, CHERTY, AND SILICIFIED. INTERCALATIONS OF SHALES ARE COMMON. HOST ROCKS ARE IMPREGNATED WITH VEINS OF QUARTZ AND CALCITE.

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


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. PROF. 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.