Monster-Creon Adits

The Monster-Creon Adits is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,519 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: Monster-Creon Adits  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,519 Feet (1,987 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.23472, -113.84750

Map: View on Google Maps


Satelite image of the Monster-Creon Adits

Monster-Creon Adits MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monster-Creon Adits
Secondary: Monster and Creon Patented Claims of the Monster Mining Company


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Ochre Mountain Thrust


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Marbleization


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Barite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS; THE WESTERN ADIT IS ON THE CREON CLAIM AND THE EASTERN ADIT IS ON THE MONSTER CLAIM. THE CREON ADIT IS CAVED IN TO WITHIN 10 FT. OF THE PORTAL; THE MONSTER ADIT IS 31 FT. LONG.


References

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

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

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

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 5329: UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

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

Reference (Deposit): 1980 MINEMAP UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY-OPEN FILE