North Wash Prospects

The North Wash Prospects is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,659 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: North Wash Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,659 Feet (1,725 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.1525, -113.83750

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North Wash Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Wash Prospects


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Northwest-Striking Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WEAK COPPER MINERALIZATION ALONG THE CONTACT OF THE OQUIRRH FM. LIMESTONES WITH SMALL QUARTZ MONZONITE INTRUSIONS (DIKES, SILLS, PLUGS, ETC.)

Comment (Workings): FIVE SHORT (4-60 FT) ADITS AND A 20 FT DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT. THE THREE NORTHERN ADITS CROSSCUT 15.-QTZ. MONZONITE CONTACTS THE TWO SOUTHERN ADITS ARE IN ALTERED LS., AS IS THE SHAFT.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177.

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY