Blue Bell Prospect

The Blue Bell Prospect is a lead 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: Blue Bell Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.07667, -113.26333

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Blue Bell Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Bell Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Beryllium


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Granite Peak District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Granite Cut By Pegmatite Dikes And Small Mineralized Fissures


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Hematite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Muscovite
Gangue: Apatite
Gangue: Zircon
Gangue: Fluorite
Gangue: Amethyst
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Microcline
Gangue: Beryl


Comments

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SMALL PROSPECT PITS

Comment (Location): DUGWAY PROVING GROUNDS, RESTRICTED AREA. LOCATION UNCERTAIN.


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K. C., 1976 , FLUORITE OCCURENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV BULL 110 , P. 76

Reference (Deposit): FOWKES, E. J., 1964 , PEGMATITES OF GRANITE PEAK MT., TOOELE CO., UTAH: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIV. GEOL. STUDIES VOL. 11 , P. 109