Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect

The Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,339 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: Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,339 Feet (2,237 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.93833, -112.73500

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Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Jay No. 1 Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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): PYRITE-QUARTZ STRINGERS VEINS IN QUARTZITE

Comment (Workings): THE PRINCIPAL WORKINGS INCLUDING APPROX. 200 FT. OF DRIFT. WERE NEVER LOCATED IN THE FIELD. ORGINAL PORTAL IS PROBABLY TOTALLY CAVED AND OVERGROWN. NO DISCERNIBLE DUMP WAS EVIDENT. A 10 FT LONG, 29 DEGREE INCLINED PIT IS NORTH OF THE ADIT.


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6207, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. 3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

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