Unknown Prospect

The Unknown Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,161 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: 6,161 Feet (1,878 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.07333, -113.83444

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Satelite image of the Unknown Prospect

Unknown Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Prospect
Secondary: South Midland


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Iron
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, 12 AND 4 FT IN LENGTH; 2 LARGE PITS 20 X 35 FT AND 20 X 60 FT.

Comment (Location): SE SE OF NE


References

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTN., TOOELE AND JUAB CO.: UGMS BULL. 99

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

Reference (Deposit): 1973 RECON UTAH GEOL SURVEY BULL 99

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