North Scranton Prospects

The North Scranton Prospects is a lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: North Scranton Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.06694, -112.19639

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North Scranton Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Scranton Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: North Tintic District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fissure (N 17 E, 80 E)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Location): ESTIMATED LOCATION

Comment (Workings): A 100 FT SHAFT, THREE SHORT TUNNELS ON THE SOUTH AND ONE LONG TUNNEL ON THE NORTH.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: LIMESTONE CONSIST OF ALTERNATING BANDS OF MEDIUM TO COARSE GRAY LIMESTONE AND DARK FINE GRAIN CHERTY LIMESTONE.

Comment (Commodity): ORE IS ASSOCIATED WITH WHITE DOLOMITE SPAR


References

Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN,W. & LOUGHLIN,G.F., 1919, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 107, P. 272.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MAP GQ 141, 1961 BOULTER PEAK QUAD

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 01-30-1958