Troy Prospect

The Troy Prospect is a gold, beryllium, and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,469 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: Troy Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,469 Feet (1,667 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Beryllium, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.1275, -113.79167

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Satelite image of the Troy Prospect

Troy Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Troy Prospect
Secondary: Sam K No. 1 Claim


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Beryllium
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


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

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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Bertrandite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION ON PRINCIPAL WORKING

Comment (Deposit): STRIKE AND DIP OF FISSURE AT PRINCIPAL WORKING

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL INCLINED AND VERTICAL SHAFTS, ALSO CUTS AND PITS


References

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Reserve-Resource): MESSENGER, H.M., 1981, 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

Reference (Deposit): EL SHATOURY AND WHELAN, 1970, MINERALIZATION IN THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: UGMS BULL. 83

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 151

Reference (Deposit): 1970 GEOCHEM UNIV OF UTAH, UGMS BULL. 83.