White Pine Canyon Prospect

The White Pine Canyon Prospect is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,320 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: White Pine Canyon Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,320 Feet (2,231 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.47694, -112.19639

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White Pine Canyon Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: White Pine Canyon Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Faults And Folds


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, And Silicification


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

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

Comment (Workings): ONE TRENCH OF 150' X 2' FT. SIZE; SEVERAL OTHER SMALL PITS AND TRENCHES.

Comment (Geology): HOST ROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED, SHATTERED AND PULVERIZED; SHALES ARE SOMETIMES CARBONACEOUS, AND KAOLINITIC.


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1905, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 38, 410 P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, 672 P.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 173, 171 P.

Reference (Deposit): STOKES, W.L., 1963, GEOLOGIC MAP OF NORTHWESTERN UTAH: WILLIAM AND HEINTZ MAP CORPORATION, WASHINGTON 27,D.C.