Unknown Prospect

The Unknown Prospect is a gold and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,181 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: Unknown Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,181 Feet (1,884 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.11444, -113.83833

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Unknown Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Prospect
Secondary: Wilson Consolidated Nw


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton 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
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Limonite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Bornite


Comments

Comment (Workings): TRENCH 15X7X3 FT DEEP, TRENDS EASTERLY. SHAFT 6X10X15 FT DEEP.

Comment (Location): SE NW OF SE

Comment (Deposit): POOR OUTCROPS


References

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

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

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

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