Lion Prospect

The Lion Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,841 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: Lion Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,841 Feet (2,085 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.09472, -113.81278

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Lion Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lion Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonitization, Bleaching Of Limestone


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Iron
Gangue: Aragonite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): SW SW OF SW UNSURVEYED

Comment (Deposit): MOSTLY ALONG ONE NE-TRENDING FISSURE, ONE FAVORABLE LIMESTONE BED STRIKES NW AND DIPS 20 DEGREES TO NE.

Comment (Workings): ADITS 120, 105, 60 FT LONG, 2-25 FT SHAFTS PITS AND TRENCHES.

Comment (Geology): HOST ROCK LIMESTONE IN HIGHER ELEVATIMS, QUARTZ MONZONITE IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.


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