Deer Trail Claims

The Deer Trail Claims is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,971 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: Deer Trail Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,971 Feet (1,820 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.91694, -112.65444

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Deer Trail Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Deer Trail Claims
Secondary: Black Gap
Secondary: O'Connor Mine
Secondary: Monzo 69-72 Claims


Commodity

Primary: Manganese
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: C. A. Elkins Or V. T. Slaughter
Years: 1944 -

Owner Name: J. T. O'Connor Or Wendell L. Butcher
Years: 1946 -


Production

Year: 1943
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^26% Mn
Year: 1943
Time Period: 1931-1943
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^25-30% Mn


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1931
Year Last Production: 1943
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: Sevier Thrust Belt (Sheeprock Thrust Inferred At Shallow Depth), Deep Creek-Tintic District Mineral Belty

Type: L
Description: Intersection Between Judd Creek Fault (N-Nw) And An E-Ne Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 22.2% MN, 0.4% ZN, 0.05% AG. CRITTENDEN (1951) STATES THAT ORE MAY ASSAY AS HIGH AS 25% MN, 22% PB AND A FEW DOLLARS PER TON AU. USBM MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 41.27 ALSO CITES EARLIER REPORTS OF ASSAYS OF LEAD-ZINC ORE WITH HIGH GOLD CONTENT FROM THE UPPER ADIT. HOWEVER, NO SUCH ORE WAS NOTED BY USBM PERSONNEL.
Analytical Data: USBM, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 41.27 LISTS TWO ASSAYS OF VEIN SAMPLES: 24.7% MN, 0.8% ZN, 0.05% AG


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF MN OXIDES FILLING VEINS AND BRECCIAS. DEPOSIT LOCATED NEAR INTERSECTION BETWEEN AN E-NE STRIKING FAULT AND THE N-NW STRIKING JUDD CREEK FAULT

Comment (Location): THIS CARD SUPERCEDES RECORD NO. DC15281. LOCATION GIVEN BY CRITTENDEN IS IN ERROR BY ONE MILE, MINE LOCATED NEAR THE SOUTH EDGE OF SECTION 29 RATHER THAN NEAR THE NORTH EDGE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1977)

Comment (Production): OVERBURDEN AND CONCENTRATES. 760 TONS FROM 1931,1936 AND 1943

Comment (Geology): ORE OCCURS IN A MANNER CLOSELY RESEMBLING THAT OF THE BLACK ROCK GROUP: RHODONITE AND RHODOCHROSITE ASSOCIATED WITH GALENA, SPHALERITE AND A LITTLE CHALCOPYRITE, AT DEPTHS OF 50 FT OR LESS

Comment (Workings): WORKING CONSIST OF TWO SHORT ADITS AND ONE PROSPECT PIT


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 MINERALS SURVEY (IN PROGRESS).

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1950, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 41.27

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE 03-28-1958

Reference (Production): CRITTENDEN, 1951

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1951, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF UTAH, USGS BULL. 979-A P. 43