Lost Horse Prospect

The Lost Horse Prospect is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,040 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: Lost Horse Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,040 Feet (1,841 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.23139, -113.85222

Map: View on Google Maps


Satelite image of the Lost Horse Prospect

Lost Horse Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lost Horse Prospect
Secondary: 11 Lost Horse Claims
Secondary: Arthur Claims


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Ochre Mountains Thrust, Tribune Gulch Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1976)

Comment (Deposit): THE MINERALIZATION, IRON OXIDES WITH SOME MALACHITE, IS ALONG TIGHT FRACTURES IN LIMESTONE. STRIKE AND DIP ARE VARIABLE.

Comment (Workings): THREE PITS ON FRACTURED LIMESTONE WITH IRON OXIDES AND MINOR MALACHITE STAINING. THE WORKING AT THE ADIT SYMBOL ON THE GOLD HILL TOPO MAP IS A 15 FT X 8 FT X 3 FT DEEP PIT ON A N70W STRIKING, VERTICALLY DIPPING HEMATITE CEMENTED BRECCIA ZONE.


References

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL HINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF PA 177.

Reference (Deposit): USBLM, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6040: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.