Golden Gate

The Golden Gate is a gold and arsenic mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,739 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: Golden Gate  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,739 Feet (2,054 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Arsenic

Lat, Long: 40.3225, -112.20889

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Golden Gate MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Gate


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Arsenic


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Camp Floyd District (Mercur)


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Decomposed And Broken Limestone


Rocks

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 50 - 75 % REALGAR, 0.42 OZ/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Realgar


Comments

Comment (Location): INCLUDES MABEL SHAFT AND GRASSHOPPER SHAFT. PART OF THE CONSOLIDATED MERCUR CO.

Comment (Commodity): THREE VARIETIES OF ORE: ( 1 ) OXIDIZED ORE CONTAINING CINNABAR AND ARSENIC OXIDIZED COMPOUNDS. ( 2 ) TALCY ORE CONSISTING ENTIRELY OF CLAY, TALC, AND SOFT DECOMPOSED PORPHYRY. ( 3 ) BASE ORES CONTAINING REALGAR, ORPIMENT, MISPICKEL, STIBRITE.

Comment (Production): PROD. 1938

Comment (Workings): MABEL SHAFT: 136 FT DEEP WITH A 127 FT DRIFT. GRASSHOPPER SHAFT: 64 FT DEEP.


References

Reference (Deposit): SPURR,J. & EMMONS,S.F., 1895, USGS 16TH ANN. REPORT, PT. 2, P. 404-407.

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK, 1939

Reference (Deposit): USGS TOPO QUAD, MERCUR, 7.5 MIN., 1968

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965