Chester Claim

The Chester Claim is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,201 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: Chester Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.23056, -113.85333

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Satelite image of the Chester Claim

Chester Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Chester Claim
Secondary: Chester Claim Patented of the Evans Group


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Johnson
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
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, Spotted Fawn Fault, Tribune Gulch Fault.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED IN ROGAL GULCH DUTCH MOUNTAIN

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION DATA UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): THE MINERALIZATION, IRON OXIDES WITH SOME MALACHITE, IS ALONG TIGHT FRACTURES IN LIMESTONE.

Comment (Workings): THE CHESTER TUNNEL, 227 FT. LONG, ASSOCIATED WITH TWO 22 FT. ADITS AND A 40 FT. LONG, CONNECTING OPENCUT WEST OF THE TUNNEL, A 12 FT. ADIT EAST OF THE TUNNEL, AND AN 18 FT. ADIT SOUTH OF THE TUNNEL.

Comment (Geology): NORTHEAST-STRIKING QUARTZ PORPHYRY DIKES ARE IN THE AREA.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935 THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH U.S.G.S PROFESSIONAL PAPER NO. 177

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6040: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6040: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.

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 (Deposit): 1980 MINEMAP UGMS-OPEN FILE

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