Miantonoma Prospect

The Miantonoma Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,260 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: Miantonoma Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,260 Feet (1,908 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.11278, -113.82417

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Miantonoma Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Miantonoma Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: Limonitization


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Limonite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SEE ALSO DOCTOR CLAIM.

Comment (Location): NW SE OF SW


References

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

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

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

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

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