Bonnemort Mines

The Bonnemort Mines is a gold and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Bonnemort Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.15139, -113.82694

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Bonnemort Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bonnemort Mines


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: 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: DISSEMINATED, THIN SEAMS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limestone Is Recrystallized Into Marble Bleaching


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1.10 OZ/TON OF GOLD AVERAGE


Materials

Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Zoisite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ORE BODY SIMILAR IN SEVERAL ASPECTS OF CANE SPRINGS AND ALVARADO MINE

Comment (Workings): 50+ FT. INCLINE SHAFT, ONE STOPE FROM 45 FT. LEVEL TO SURFACE. SHAFT IS FILLED BY ROCK DEBRIS, ENTRY IS IMPOSSIBLE. OTHER SHORTADITS, SHALLOW PITS AND DIGGINGS.

Comment (Geology): A NORTH-STRIKING QTZ MONZONITE DIKE OCCURS 25 FT. W. OF THE INCLINE SHAFT.

Comment (Location): 350 FT WEST OF HILL 5910

Comment (Production): GOLD ORE WAS SHIPPED FROM THE MINE BUT INFORMATION ON THE GRADE AND AMOUNT ARE UNAVAILABLE.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: EL SHATOURY AND WHELAN, 1970, P. 32

Reference (Deposit): 1970 RECON UNIV. OF UTAH-UTAH GEOL SURV BULL 83

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS P.P. 177, P. 135-136

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935 THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS P.P. 177 P.135-136.

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1938

Reference (Deposit): UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY BULL. 83, 1970 P. 32

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P. 135-136