Iron King Mine

The Iron King Mine is a iron mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Iron King Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 40.02361, -112.54556

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Iron King Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Iron King Mine
Secondary: Lawrence Sharp
Secondary: Godiva
Secondary: Iron Hope


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: E. T. Hansen And J. R. Edwards


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS/CHIMNEY SHAPED

Form: PODS/CHIMNEY SHAPED


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Government Creek Fault Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonitization


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): CAVED IN; SHORT ADITS AND SHAFT

Comment (Geology): ORE MINERALIZATION CONSISTS OF HEMATITE AND QUARTZ GANGUE OCCURRING IN FAULT BRECCIA


References

Reference (Deposit): BISHOP C., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UGMS BULL. 88, P. 75-77

Reference (Production): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UGMS BULL. 88