Doctor Claim Mine

The Doctor Claim Mine is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,726 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: Doctor Claim Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,726 Feet (2,050 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.11472, -113.82889

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Doctor Claim Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Doctor Claim Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Bismuth


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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: IRREGULAR TO TABULAR AND PIPELIKE


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Albite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Scapolite
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Actinolite
Gangue: Tourmaline


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THIN VEINS AND IRREGULAR BODIES. MOSTLY IN MONZONITE, IRREGULAR BODIES OF SILICATE MINERALS ARE ABOUT 25X35 FT IN SIZE

Comment (Location): NE NW OF SW

Comment (Workings): MOSTLY PITS, OPEN CUTS, AND SHALLOW SHAFTS; VERTICAL SHAFT 10 FT DEEP WITH 4 FT DRIFT, PITS 10X10X5 FT, 2 AT 6X6X4 FT., 10X15X5 FT, 3X10X3 FT, 6X6X2 FT. AND OTHERS.

Comment (Geology): K4, SERICITE, HEMATITE, MICA

Comment (Deposit): NOLAN NOTES NORTHERLY ORE BODY WAS A SMALL PIPELIKE BODY WITH 5 FT DIAMETER DIPPING 65-70 DEGREES WEST. IN A SOUTHERN ORE BODY THE ORE WAS VEIN-LIKE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 4 OTHER SRC


References

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICTS, UTAH: USGS PP. 177

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICTS, TOOELE CO, UT.: USGS PP. 177

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY