New Year-Roy Claims

The New Year-Roy Claims is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,259 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: New Year-Roy Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,259 Feet (1,603 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.2425, -113.84500

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New Year-Roy Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Year-Roy Claims
Secondary: New Year and Roy Patented Claims of the Monster Mining Company


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


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

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Ochre Mtn. Thrust, Garrison Monster Tranverse Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Tenorite


Comments

Comment (Geology): THE NEW YEAR AND ROY CLAIMS ARE SOUTH OF THE NEARLY EAST-WEST GARRISON MONSTER TRANVERSE FAULT.

Comment (Deposit): N-S TO N40E, SE AND NW STEEPLY DIPPING FISSURES FILLED WITH MALACHITE, TENORITE, AND LIMONITE. A 1125 FT. LONG ADIT NORTH OF THE COPPER MINERALIZATION FAILED TO INTERSECT THE FISSURES.

Comment (Workings): THE MAJOR WORKING ON THE NEW YEAR CLAIM IS AN EXPLORATOR, ADIT 1125 FT. LONG, TRENDING APPROXIMATELY SOUTH. THE OTHER WORKINGS ARE TRENCHES, SHORT ADITS, AND PITS ON NORTH TO NORTH TO NORTHEAST-STRIKING FISSURES.

Comment (Deposit): THE NEW YEAR CLAIM, AS PART OF THE MONSTER MINING COMPANY PROPERTY, HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DESCRIBED AS PART OF THE GARRISON MONSTER MINE. THE ROY CLAIM ADJOINS THE NEW YEAR CLAIM ON THE EAST. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV; 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, PL. 2

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 166

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177, P. 166

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 5329: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I. AND B.M. MCCARTHY, 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: OPEN-FILE REPT. NO. 22: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, P. 409.