Yellow Iron Prospect

The Yellow Iron Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,319 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: Yellow Iron Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,319 Feet (1,926 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.93833, -112.74778

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Yellow Iron Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Yellow Iron 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

Owner Name: J. L. Shielde


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

Not available


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
Gangue: Jarosite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): FAULT ZONE CONSISTING OF BRECCIATED QUARTZITE WITH PYRITE-QUARTZ STRINGERS FILLING THE FRACTURES

Comment (Workings): ADIT OF UNDETERMINED LENGTH, TRENDING APPROX. N 22 W, DRIVEN ON THE N 25 W 60SW FISSURE. A N 28 E TRENDING ADIT IS 20 FT. BELOW THE PRINCIPAL ADIT, INTERSECTING THE WORKING APPROX. 50 FT. INSIDE THE ADIT. ADIT IS 600 FT. NORTHWEST OF THE ADIT.


References

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUS, R.E., 1959, SHEEP ROCK MOUNTAIN, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, BULL. 63.

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

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