Monocco Mine

The Monocco Mine is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,759 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: Monocco Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,759 Feet (2,060 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.09194, -113.81806

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Monocco Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monocco Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Myers


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 TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures (Ne, 75-90w), Faults (Nw, Ne) Offset Beds Afew Feet


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .01-.045 OZ/TON AU, 3.6-11.4 OZ/TON AG, 1-11 CU, 15.9 25.6 FE, 8.8 PB 2 ZN, 3.5 AS, 5 SN 3.5
Analytical Data: 1926
Analytical Data: 1920 AVG.: .002 OZ/TON AU, 3.52 OZ/TON AG, 10, CU, 88 PB


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Iron
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Kaolinite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Opal


Comments

Comment (Location): SW NE OF NE CONSISTS OF 12 CLAIMS

Comment (Production): 1926 ONE SHIPMENT OF CU, ORE, ONE SHIPMENT PB-AG ORE

Comment (Deposit): MANY FISSURES

Comment (Workings): MONOCCO MINE, INCLINED SHAFT, SEVERAL SMALL ADITS AND MANY PROSPECT PITS (13) AND 7 SHAFTS 20-25 FT DEEP.

Comment (Geology): LOCAL QUARTZ-CARBONATE VEINS ALONG FISSURES


References

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

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

Reference (Deposit): 1973 MINEMAP UNIV. OF UTAH PHD. DISS., UTAH GEOL SURV. BULL, 99

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

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UGMS BULLETIN 99.