Cross Bow Mine

The Cross Bow Mine is a fluorine-fluorite mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,721 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: Cross Bow Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,721 Feet (1,439 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 39.99528, -113.22250

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Cross Bow Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cross Bow Mine
Secondary: Bryan Claim
Secondary: Laureo Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Unknown


Ownership

Owner Name: Cannon, J. F.
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut

Owner Name: Margaret And George Willis Smith, Stockton, Utah


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1895
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


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deep Creek-Tintic District Mineral Belt

Type: L
Description: Laurel Fault Strikes N-S To Nne And Dips 65 E


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Clay Alteration And Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): BULLOCK, 1976, REPORTS TRACE AMOUNTS OF LEAD AND SILVER, BUT THESE WERE NOT REPORTED BY STAATZ AND CARR (1964) OR AFRASIABI (1981)

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1890'S

Comment (Location): TOWNSHIP UNSURVEYED

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF FISSURE VEINS OF FLUORSPAR WITH MINOR CU AND POSSIBLE TRACES OF PB AND AG. PERRY (1974) REPORTED VEINS UP TO 8 FT WIDE WITH PODS OF GALENA AND CHRYSOCOLLA NODULES UP TO 4 IN. IN DIAMETER. FLUORITE VEINS AVERAGE 3 IN. WIDE.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A NNE TRENDING ADIT WITH NUMEROUS CROSS CUTS AND STOPES. ADIT MAPPED BY WHELAN AND AFRASIABI, FIGURE 15 OF AFRASIABI (1981).

Comment (Geology): AFRASIABI NOTED AN IGNEOUS DIKE ON HIS MINE MAP BUT DID NOT COMMENT ON IT.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE COUNTIES, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 415.

Reference (Deposit): AFRASIABI, HEDAYAT, 1981, A STUDY OF MINERALIZATION IN THE DUGWAY RANGE, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: SALT LAKE CITY, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, UNPUB. MASTERS THESIS, 72 P.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN 110, 89 P.