Reaper Mine

The Reaper Mine is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,155 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: Reaper Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,155 Feet (1,876 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.11528, -113.82083

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Satelite image of the Reaper Mine

Reaper Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Reaper Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wilson, Steve


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: PIPE LIKE, IRREGULAR, TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: POSSIBLY 60% W IN ORE


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Powellite
Ore: Covellite
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Muscovite
Gangue: Albite
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Orthoclase
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Actinolite
Gangue: Apatite


Comments

Comment (Location): NW NW OF SE

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION DATA UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): BECOMES LENTICULAR WITH DEPTH; MOST OF THE ORE IS FROM SURFACE TO 56 FT.

Comment (Workings): ALSO SOME SHALLOW PITS.

Comment (Geology): EPIDOTE, TITANITE, DIOPSIDE, ZIRCON WERE FOUND MICROSCOPICALLY


References

Reference (Production): EVERETT, 1961, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH: BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8014.

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

Reference (Deposit): EVERETT, F.D., 1961, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH: BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8014

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

Reference (Deposit): 1961 RECON U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 8014

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