Lake Point Quarry

The Lake Point Quarry is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,400 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: Lake Point Quarry  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.71056, -112.24222

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Lake Point Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lake Point Quarry


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Lake Point Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Kennecott Minerals Corp.


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: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Sevier Orogenic Belt

Type: L
Description: Faults And Folds


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization, Limonitization 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: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Realgar
Gangue: Talc
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Dolomite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Sericite


Comments

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

Comment (Workings): QURRYING IN LIMESTONE HOSTROCKS; VARIOUS SMALL PITS AND CHANNELS.

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZED ZONE IS LOCATED ALON 'BLACK ROCK FAULT ZONE'. ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONES AND DOLOMITES ARE HIGHLY SHEARED AND DEFORMED; MINERALIZED ZONES ARE LOCALIZED IN ALTERED ZONES; VEINS OF SILICA AND CALCITE ARE COMMON


References

Reference (Deposit): TOOKER, E.W., AND ROBERTS, R.J., 1961, STRATIGRAPHY OF THE NORTH END OF THE OQUIRRH MOUNTAIN: UT. GEOL. SOC GUIDEBOOK NO. 16, P. 17-35.

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

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1935, MINOR COPPER PRODUCING DISTRICTS IN UTAH: COPPER RES. OF THE WORKD: 16TH INTER. GEOL. CONG., P. 369

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