Murray Refractories Quarry

The Murray Refractories Quarry is a silica mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Murray Refractories Quarry  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silica

Lat, Long: 40.45389, -112.49778

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Murray Refractories Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Murray Refractories Quarry


Commodity

Primary: Silica


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Sedimentary
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: MASSIVE BEDS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: NEARLY PURE QUARTZITE


Materials

Ore: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NW 1/4

Comment (Production): 85 CARLOADS IN 1958

Comment (Geology): WHITE TO LIGHT GRAY, MEDIUM TO COARSELY CRYSTALLINE


References

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY,J.K., ED., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. SOC., GUIDEBOOK NO. 13

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 04-13-1971