Neptune Prospect

The Neptune Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,109 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: Neptune Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,109 Feet (1,862 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.12917, -112.63778

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Neptune Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Neptune Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold


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

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFT 4 X 7 X 40 FT DEEP; SHORT ADIT 18 FT LONG TRENDING N 40 E

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 UNSURVEYED

Comment (Deposit): SECOND VEIN IS VERTICAL AND TRENDS N 40 E


References

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

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

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