Hidden Treasure Claim

The Hidden Treasure Claim is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,941 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: Hidden Treasure Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,941 Feet (1,506 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.99194, -113.17528

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Satelite image of the Hidden Treasure Claim

Hidden Treasure Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hidden Treasure Claim


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. F. Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


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: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonite, Hematite, Gypsum


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Devonian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Gypsum
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT IS PYRITIFEROUS COPPER FOLLOWING A FISSURE VEIN TRENDING N35E; DIP 73 DEG SE

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF INCLINED SHAFT FOLLOWING A FRACTURE-INACCESSIBLE


References

Reference (Production): EADS, J.P., 1981, UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY; ON SITE INVEST.

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, 1964, USGS PP 41

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H. AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. AND MIN. DEP. OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, TOOELE AND JUAB CO.S, UT; U.S.G.S. PROF. PAP. 415