Walla Walla Prospect

The Walla Walla Prospect is a gold, silver, and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,640 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: Walla Walla Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,640 Feet (1,719 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.16806, -113.85417

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Satelite image of the Walla Walla Prospect

Walla Walla Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Walla Walla Prospect
Secondary: Barbet Claims


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Arsenic


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Nick Zakis


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement Vein
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 8.1 OZ/TON AG, .22 OZ/TON AU: PERCENTS-.032 CU, 3.19 PB, .249 ZN, FROM A SELECTED CHIP SAMPLE.


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): THE PRINCIPAL WORKING IS A N84E, 47 FT. LONG DECLINE (22 DEGREES). A 24 FT. LONG ADIT WITH PRECEDING 16 FT. OPENCUT, BOTH TRENDING S75W, IS ON THE EAST SLOPE OF THE RIDGE. A 55 FT. LONG OPENCUT, PITS, AND BULLDOZER CUTS CONNECT THE EAST WEST SLOPE WORKINGS.

Comment (Location): IDENTIFIED BY "MINES" ON THE 7.5 MIN. QUAD. MAP

Comment (Deposit): A N16W, ZONE BEDDING REPL. ZONE, APPROX. 3 FT. WIDE, IS BEING EXPLORED BY WORK DOWN A 22 DEGREE, N84E, 47 FT. LONG DECLINE. EAST OF THE DECLINE, TRENCHES, OPENCUTS, PITS AND A 40 FT. ADIT - OPENCUT ARE ON A N80E, INCHES - WIDE FISSURE THAT MAY HAVE BEEN THE FEEDER ZONE.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION, UGMS

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 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. 164

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 164

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