South Topliff Hill Prospects

The South Topliff Hill Prospects is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,449 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: South Topliff Hill Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,449 Feet (1,661 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.11417, -112.18806

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South Topliff Hill Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: South Topliff Hill Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: North Tintic 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
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Front


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite
Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): TWO SHAFTS EACH 50 FOOT DEEP, FOUR SHALLOW PITS; THREE 6 FT. IN DIAMETER,ONE 15 FT. BY 8 FT., AND THREE OPEN CUTS, ONE 54 FT. BY 15 FT., ONE 24 FT BY 15 FT AND ONE 27 FT BY 18 FT.

Comment (Location): NE NW OF NW


References

Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 12.

Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN, W. AND LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1919, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PA. 107.

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1961 GEOLMAP DISBROW, A.E. GQ-14

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B.T., 1981. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.