Footes No. 1-2 Prospect

The Footes No. 1-2 Prospect is a gold and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,660 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: Footes No. 1-2 Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,660 Feet (2,030 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.94111, -112.74278

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Footes No. 1-2 Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Footes No. 1-2 Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Vernon Slaughter


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ-PYRITE VEINS FILLING FRACTURES PARALLEL TO THE QUARTZITE-PHYLLITE CONTACT.

Comment (Workings): 4 ADITS, ALL CAVED CROSS-CUTTING THE QUARTZITE-PHYLLITE CONTACT. THE EASTERN MOST PROSPECT MARKED ON THE INDIAN SPRINGS QUAD. HAS A SMALL CAVED ADIT APPROX. 15 FT. ABOVE IT TO THE EAST.


References

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M., 3 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNPUB. BYU M.S. THESIS, PROVO, UTAH.

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 63.