Black Rock Claims

The Black Rock Claims is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,759 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: Black Rock Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,759 Feet (2,060 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.93306, -112.71694

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Black Rock Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Rock Claims
Secondary: Baby Elephant
Secondary: Strang
Secondary: Evening Star
Secondary: Huber - Rydalch


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District


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: Hydrothermal Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Quartzite (N - S, 20 - 25 E), Fault (Nw, 90 ; Ew, Steep)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized Ore


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG. 25 % M


Materials

Ore: Wad
Ore: Pyrolusite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Production): TWO PRODUCTION YEARS, 1936, 1944

Comment (Commodity): BELOW 100 FT, A DENSE VEIN CONTAINS RHODONITE, RHODOCHROSITE, PYRITE, GALENA, SPHALERITE

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: SUBSTANTIAL RESERVE OF LOW-GRADE ORE


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM WAR MIN. REPT.

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN,M.D.,JR., 1951, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF WESTERN UTAH: USGS BULL. 979-A, P. 40.

Reference (Deposit): USBM REPT. OF INVEST. # 4601

Reference (Deposit): B) USBM ACCESS ROAD REPT.

Reference (Deposit): A) USBM MISC. REPT.