Gold Bond Prospect

The Gold Bond Prospect is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,119 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: Gold Bond Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,119 Feet (1,865 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.13417, -113.82194

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Gold Bond Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Bond Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Boron-Borates


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Sericitization


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

Analytical Data: 2-4 PERCENT CU


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Danburite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Chalcedony
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Albite
Gangue: Orthoclase
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Scapolite


Comments

Comment (Production): ONE SHIPMENT OF ORE MADE 1917-1918, BUT NO DATA IS AVAILABLE ON QUANTITY OR GRADE

Comment (Geology): THE MISSISSIPPIAN OCHRE MOUNTAIN LIMESTONE UNDERLIES THE EASTERN PART OF THE CLAIM.

Comment (Deposit): NOLAN NOTES THE LARGEST VEIN IN THE TUNNEL STRIKES N50W AND DIPS 45 DEGREES SW. BULLOCK, P. 71, NOTES 4 VEINS ARE PRESENT ON PROPERTY

Comment (Workings): PIT 15X12X3 FT DEEP NORTH OF DECLINE. AT 70 FT. DOWN IS AN 8 FT CROSSCUT TO THE SOUTH. 1000 FT SW IS A 56-FT ADIT WITH 37 FT OF CROSSCUTS AND A 6 FT DEEP PIT.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS P.P. 177, P. 126

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY, BULL 110, P. 71

Reference (Deposit): BURANEK, A.M., 1948, FLUORITE IN UTAH ITS OCCURRENCE, EXTENT, AND SIGNIFICANCE TO UTAH INDUSTRY: UTAH DEPT. OF PUB. & INDUST. DEV. CIR. 36, P. 14

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS P.P. 177, P. 125-127

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P. 125-127

Reference (Production): NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS P.P. 177, P. 125-127

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