Silver No. 4 Prospect

The Silver No. 4 Prospect is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,880 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: Silver No. 4 Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,880 Feet (2,097 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 39.97389, -112.73139

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Silver No. 4 Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver No. 4 Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Arizona Cons. Gold And Copper Mines


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: Sheeprock Thrust Fault At Shallow Depth. Deep Creek-Tintic District Mineral Belt

Type: L
Description: Small Fault At N 35 W, 78 Sw With Normal Displacement


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: A SAMPLE OF INTENSELY STAINED AND PARTLY SILICIFIED LIMESTOME FROM A NEARBY PROSPECT PIT YIELDED THE3 FOLLOWING ANALYSIS: <5 PPB AU, 7.4 PMM SB, 299 PPM AS, 230 PPM BA, <5 PPM BR, 40 PPM CD, <10 PPM CE, <1 PPM CS, <50 PPM CR, 12 PPM CO, <2 PPM EU, <2 PPM HF, <100 PPB IR, 1.3% FE, <5 PPM LA, <0.5 PPM LU, 5 PPM MO, <50 PPM NI, 19 PPM RB, 0.9 PPM SM, <0.5 PPM SC, 40 PPM SE, <5 PPM AG, <0.05% NA, <1 PPM TA, <20 PPM TE, <1 PPM TB, <0.5 PPM TH, <200 PPM SN, <2 PPM W, 1.3 PPM U, <5 PPM YB, <200 PPM ZN, <500 PPM ZR, <1 PPM CU, 5 PPM PB
Analytical Data: A SAMPLE OF GOSSAN FROM THE ADIT DUMP YIELDED THE FOLLOWING ANALYSIS: <13 PPB AU, 38.1 PPM SB, 6700 PPM AS, <100 PPM BA, 20 PPM BR, <10 PPMCD, <12 PPM CE, 5 PPM CS, 97 PPM CR, 170 PPM CO, <2 PPM EU, <2 PPM HF, <100 PPB IR, 39.0% FE, 13 PPM LA, <0.5 PPM LU, 15 PPM MO, 450 PPM NI, 32 PPM RB, 30 PPB SM, 3.0 PPM SC, <10 PPM SE, >5 PPMAG, 0.18% NA, <1 PPM TA, <50 PPM TE, <1 PPM TB, 5.6 PPM TH, <200 PPM SN, <8 PPM W, 5.4 PPM U, 8 PPM YB, 600 PPM ZN, <500 PPM ZR, 8 PPM CU, 4 PPM PB.


Materials

Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A SHORT ADIT AND TWO PROSPECT PITS. ADIT IS 65 FEET LONG AND TRENDS S 83 E.

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF A THIN <3 FEET THICK GOSSANOUS ZONE ALONG THE CONTACT BETWEEN THE KANESH SHALE (ABOVE) AND THE LOWER TO MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN LIMESTONE (BELOW). DOMINANT LITHOLOGIC CONTROLL.

Comment (Geology): BEDDING STRIKES N 45 W AND DIPS 32 NE

Comment (Deposit): UPDATED 87 08 BY SHUBAT, MICHAEL, A.


References

Reference (Deposit): MORRIS, H.T., AND KOPF, R.W., 1985, PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE AND ADJACENT PART OF THE COYOTE SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF E INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: PROVO, BRINGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, UNPUBLISHED M.S. THESIS.