Unidentified Prospect

The Unidentified Prospect is a arsenic mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,961 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: Unidentified Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,961 Feet (1,817 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Arsenic

Lat, Long: 40.22528, -113.88361

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Satelite image of the Unidentified Prospect

Unidentified Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unidentified Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Arsenic


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silication, Bleaching


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Jarosite


Comments

Comment (Location): E2, W2

Comment (Deposit): SCARADITE, COPIAPITE, AND IRON OXIDES IN SILICATED, BLEACHED LIMESTONE ALONG THE QTZ. MONZONITE-LIMESTONE CONTACT.

Comment (Workings): PRINCIPAL WORKING IS AN INCLINED (35 DEGREES) SHAFT, TRENDING S60W, AT LEAST 100 FT. LONG. THE OTHER WORKINGS CONSIST OF TWO SHALLOW SHAFTS, 10 AND 30 FT. DEEP, AND A PIT.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., USGS PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

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

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, HAROLD M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY