Bell Canyon Prospects

The Bell Canyon Prospects is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,925 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: Bell Canyon Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,925 Feet (1,806 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.07583, -112.18194

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Satelite image of the Bell Canyon Prospects

Bell Canyon Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bell Canyon Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: North Tintic District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Fault

Type: L
Description: Numerous Ne Tranding Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): SE NW OF SE

Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS; WEST IS APPROXIMATELY 400 FT. LONG, EAST IS APPROXIMATELY 50 FT. LONG BOTH ARE ACCESSIBLE


References

Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 12.

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

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL.AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): 1961 GEOLMAP DISBROW, A.E. GQ-14