Copper Bloom Prospect

The Copper Bloom Prospect is a gold, copper, and tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,243 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: Copper Bloom Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,243 Feet (1,903 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.13, -113.82278

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Copper Bloom Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Bloom Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Primary: Tungsten
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Bismuth


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: 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 AND IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $50/A TON IN GOLD IN JAROSITE, SPECIMENS ARE REPORTED TO ASSAY AS HIGH AS 60 OZ/TON IN AG AND $20/A TON IN AU.


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Covellite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Bismuthinite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Bismutite
Gangue: Apatite
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Beidellite
Gangue: Chalcedony
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL ADITS, VERTICAL SHAFTS AND DECLINES: MANY SHALLOW BULLDOZER SCARS ARE FOUND OVER THE PROPERTY.

Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL VEINS, ANOTHER STRIKES N10W, DIPS 45E, OTHERS N20E AND 65SE, N75E AND 30-50 SE, SEVERAL ORE BODIES


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177, P. 127

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

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

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

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

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: PP. 177, P. 127

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