Johnson Pass Sand Dunes

The Johnson Pass Sand Dunes is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,210 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: Johnson Pass Sand Dunes  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,210 Feet (1,588 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.33111, -112.63972

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Satelite image of the Johnson Pass Sand Dunes

Johnson Pass Sand Dunes MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Johnson Pass Sand Dunes


Commodity

Tertiary: Silica


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Skull Valley


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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: L


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: BLANKET


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sand and Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): THE LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE POINT

Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION REPORTED.

Comment (Geology): RECENT SAND DUNES

Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS

Comment (Commodity): FINE-GRAINED, CLEAN, QUARTZ DUNE SANDS, POSSIBLY SUITABLE FOR MASONRY WORK.


References

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY AT THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13, P. 129-130

Reference (Production): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, GUIDEBOOK NO. 13: UTAH GEOL. SOC.