New Era Claim

The New Era Claim is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,039 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: New Era Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,039 Feet (1,536 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.98667, -113.20278

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New Era Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Era Claim


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. F. Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


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: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization Of Ochre Mtn Limestone


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF TWO ADITS, ONE CAVED, AND SEVERAL SMALL CUTS AND PITS.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., & CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB & TOOELE CO., UTAH; USGS PROF. P. 415

Reference (Deposit): USBM INDEX FOR TOOELE COUNTY

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 04-24-1958

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, 1964, USGS PP 41

Reference (Production): EADS, JAMES P.; 1981, UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION