Last Chance Deposit

The Last Chance Deposit is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,482 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: Last Chance Deposit  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,482 Feet (1,366 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.65861, -112.55250

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Last Chance Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Last Chance Deposit


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Portland Cement Co.


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR/IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: Northwest-Striking Normal Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): UNRECORDED PRODUCTION, 1917-1918

Comment (Workings): ACCORDING TO MR. DON REEDER, LOCAL PROSPECTOR, SOME OF THE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS OF THE LAST CHANCE DEPOSIT WERE UNCOVERED DURING LIMESTONE QUARRYING.


References

Reference (Deposit): REEDER, DON, 1980, PERSONAL COMMUNICATION, GRANTSVILLE, UTAH

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

Reference (Production): MIN. RES. OF THE U. S., 1917, 1918