Rose Towsley Claim Prospect

The Rose Towsley Claim Prospect is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,518 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: Rose Towsley Claim Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,518 Feet (1,682 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.15667, -113.79833

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Rose Towsley Claim Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rose Towsley Claim Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN IS ALONG LIMESTONE-QTZ MONZONITE CONTACT

Comment (Workings): AT LEAST 7 SHALLOW PITS, CUTS AND TRENCHES, ONE IMPORTANT ADIT


References

Reference (Deposit): 1981 MINEMAP UGMS FILES

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

Reference (Reserve-Resource): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

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

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H. H., AND H. M. MESSENGER III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P1.2